Berk

Psychosexual themes, noirs, cynical antiheros and are my weak spots

Favorite films

  • Naked
  • Certified Copy
  • Carnal Knowledge
  • Annie Hall

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  • The Life and Movies of Erşan Kuneri

    ★★★½

  • The King of Staten Island

    ★★★½

  • The Worst Person in the World

    ★★★★

  • No Time to Die

    ★★½

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  • Stay

    Stay

    ★★★½

    70% 

    Wants to be a Lynch film so bad yet lacking the Freudian and Jungian grasp which Lynch expertly utilises in his films while dextrously building the subconscious narrative that hides underneath the iceberg. This time though, everything seems to be left for the aha moment and it’s still effective once it comes but never reaching the depths of Mulholland Dr or Lost Highway. Still a decent effort that unfortunately overdoses on dutch angles but uses CGI cinematography and transition at its best to create the dreamy vibes. Might be a fine prerequisite to enjoying Lynch films but never to be taken as seriously.

  • The Nest

    The Nest

    ★★★★

    75% 

    Criminally underrated. Looking at its banner, its easy to mistake this as a horror or thriller which I think is a deliberate fluke. I was also taken by the bait, patiently waiting for the spooky stuff to roll as I was drawn into this family drama that looks like and has the tone of a horror film without anything happening on screen actually being scary. However, it makes you ten times nervous and tense than a jump scare on a thriller would ever do. And both Carrie Coon and Jude Law was incredible.

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  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    ★★★½

    73%

    The set pieces, cinematography and production design are exceptional. And the fact that it has been nearly 40 years since it was released makes it even crazier.

  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

    ½

    0%


    This film presents almost everything I dislike about the film industry. It is the perfect example of how supposedly liberal ideas have become a fascist limiting force on cinema. 

    Even Sasha Baron Cohen sold his soul to political correctness and ruined a great franchise. I loved Sacha Baron Cohen and his previous works. I even liked Who is America because even though it was also clearly biased it was at least funny and it made fun of both of…