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  • The Dance of Reality

    The Dance of Reality

    What appears at first to be a deplorable desecration of a sacred lamb, adorned in nothing but meaningless babble, slowly sheds its impenetrable cocoon to reveal the beauty in its naked intent, flushed with endearment at every shocked turn. A tale of growth, but not simply honed towards the original lead, as duality flourishes quickly and branches out with a skyward reach, bending what would be easily discarded as vulgar obscenities into a blessed mountain of self-acknowledgement, of limitations and breakages, and mostly, of earned embrace.

    Plus, it's funny.

  • Ghost in the Shell

    Ghost in the Shell

    Deliberate opposites, carbon’s fleshy offspring and cold, lifeless steel, twisted together in every meticulous still to form a new organism, a philosophical contemplation on the meaning behind every joyous breath and every encumbered exhale, guised as a future’s dilemma while holding only contemporary relevance.

    Every aspect gnaws at the central thematics, refusing to allow a motionless thought, but never overstepping into dreary tedium. Each unknowing participant bleeds binary, the sprawling city weeps an endless static, and the score dances in…

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  • The Lobster

    The Lobster

    The best "guy gets turned into a lobster if he can't find a partner" film I've seen.  May even be the best "guy gets turned into an animal if he can't find a partner" film, but I'll have to think on it.

  • The Holy Mountain

    The Holy Mountain

    An absurdist's wet dream or a staunch call to arms, or, perhaps, a bold mixture of the two, crossing into a No Man's Land of cinema without a protective escort, bound to an endless trial of self discovery and inflammatory predictions. So rich in detail, every frame holding at least a dozen interpretations, and every minute celebrating the very idea of introspection, lovingly embracing its brave defiance.