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  • Psalm I: The Lateness of the Hour
  • Mansfield K.
  • The World Is Full of Secrets
  • Positano

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  • The Appointment

    ★★★★½

  • Triple Chaser

    ★★★½

  • Let's Scare Jessica to Death

    ★★★½

  • Wild Zero

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  • The Searchers

    The Searchers

    ★★★★★

    It’s this country killed my boy

    it’s most likely just because i watched them both so recently, but while watching this i couldn’t help but think about how Ford’s treatment of landscape works in relation to Hitchcock’s own in The Birds, a film in which landscapes function as backdrops for artificial terror—empty signifiers in comparison to Ford’s mode of excoriation through topography. Hitchcock paints the surroundings of Bodega Bay as listless and deliberately unremarkable in spite of how well they’re…

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  • Pulse

    Pulse

    ★★★★★

    Kurosawa’s Pulse operates on so many levels it’s tough to keep track of. That being said, it is essential to note that this is not a film about the sociological dangers of the internet, or what have you. Rather, it is a film about the degradation of human systems—especially those regarding not only communication but representation—and the means through which loneliness and alienation may proliferate as a virus in the wake of such breakdown. The fact that the internet is…

  • Offering

    Offering

    ★★★★★

    i hope this is what dying feels like