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  • Burning
  • Blue Is the Warmest Color
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Three Colors: Blue

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  • Tangled

  • My Neighbor Totoro

    ★★★★½

  • Close-Up

    ★★★★½

  • Petite Maman

    ★★★★★

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  • Close-Up

    Close-Up

    ★★★★½

    moved me in a quiet yet beautiful way. right now i can only speak to the emotional effects i felt, but i will definitely be reading more into this to better appreciate the commentary and the more intellectual elements.

    i really appreciated kiarostami's empathetic and humanistic approach to the story and characters. love those moments where the camera wanders, almost randomly, or hovers on something inconsequential.

    i felt such a sense of kinship with sabzian; his deep love for art…

  • Petite Maman

    Petite Maman

    ★★★★★

    i never got to see portrait of a lady on fire on the big screen, and seeing petite maman at siskel really showed me what i’d missed. each frame is truly a work of art; the colors are just so full and harmonious. sciamma’s control is just so apparent, and a welcome and interesting contrast to lou ye’s wonderful saturday fiction, which i watched just a few days ago in the same theatre. 

    i love sciamma’s worlds in isolation. they’re crafted so meticulously,…

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