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  • Skinamarink
  • Janis: Little Girl Blue
  • The Beatles: Get Back
  • Bram Stoker's Dracula

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  • Thirteen Days

    ★★★

  • Frost/Nixon

    ★★★★

  • Vice

    ★★★

  • JFK

    ★★★★½

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  • Vagabond

    Vagabond

    ★★★★★

    “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.”
    ― Albert Camus

    This was for 'Road Movie' week in the Letterboxd Season Challenge and it's definitely in the 'Road Tragedy' subset not 'Road Coming of Age', although the protagonist is a very young woman/teen. I thought this was going to be a documentary - it's not, but it uses what seem to be non actors…

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  • Vice

    Vice

    ★★★

    I like Adam McKay's style of films and I hope he keeps making them. I don't mind the lectures. This does drag though and something is missing. Cheney seems inscrutable, maybe I'd even say empty. Perhaps that's the whole point.

  • Superbad

    Superbad

    ★★★★

    Supercrude. But gross in a way that doesn't demean the girls much, because the male characters are so heavily satirised for their attitudes and desperation. In line with my rule I'm meant to give this 4 stars because I did laugh heaps. Yet... maybe I'm too female to really get on board. And there's that stuff with Jonah Hill and his girlfriend recently that has soured my opinion of him. Nevertheless, I recognise there's a sweetness and poignancy underlying this…

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  • Along the Coast

    Along the Coast

    ★★★★½

    This short by Agnes Varda about the French Riviera has got to be the coolest, most artistic tourist advertisement ever. And it works too. I now desperately want to go to 1958 Cannes.

  • Mrs. Doubtfire

    Mrs. Doubtfire

    ★★★½

    Just found out the older British woman who’s been looking after my children is actually my EX-HUSBAND IN A COSTUME!!?