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  • The Fallen Idol
  • Jeremiah Johnson
  • Repo Man
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence

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  • The Virgin Spring

    ★★★★

  • The Eternal Daughter

    ★★

  • La Jetée

    ★★★★

  • The Magician

    ★★★★

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  • The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal

    ★★★★★

    I love how Bergman presents the surreal, or the spiritual, as banally as reality. There's no fanfare on the soundtrack or in the visuals. Death just shows up like any other person, or a vision of the Virgin Mary is presented as mundane and unassuming as possible. There's always been crisis of faith movies, but I'm not sure ever quite like this before. Not quite this vacuumed-sealed of even suggesting the sacred. There was a sea change happening in the…

  • Meshes of the Afternoon

    Meshes of the Afternoon

    ★★★★

    Something about veiled, hooded figures walking briskly that hits the highway to nightmare land.

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  • Die Hard

    Die Hard

    ★★★★★

    A simple fact: action movies have been neutered, half-baked, half-written and served cold for children with Attention Deficit Disorder. Die Hard has aged into a lost art. It has a wholly original, unpredictable screenplay, crisp with sharp dialogue matched with badass line delivery through the mouths of believable human characters (This sentence alone cannot be attributed to a single modern action film). There is a tight plot that gradually escalates, accumulating ZERO gaps in logic equaling to not a single…

  • Blue Velvet

    Blue Velvet

    ★★★★★

    Plays like a Hitchcock film, if Hitchcock was possessed by a demonic incubus.