Violet Kay

Violet Kay

Favorite films

  • Stalker
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Umberto D.
  • Fantasia

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  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    ★★★★½

  • The Saphead

    ★★★½

  • Pink Flamingos

    ★★★★

  • Execution in Autumn

    ★★★★

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  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    ★★★★½

    I have been away because Ive been sorting out my meatal health. But I'm back and regular reviews will start again soon. I'm so happy to be back :)

  • The Saphead

    The Saphead

    ★★★½

    The Saphead while not Keaton’s most nuanced, fulfilling or important feature film, it still remains an uplifting one, showcasing his impeccable electrifying screen presents. Even if the comedy feels concealed for a lengthy time. (Supported by a glorious rewarding third act.) Buster Keaton’s first feature that came out in 1920 film is one he stared in but did not direct or have much involvement in the script, so naturally the film does fall into rather dull territory at times but…

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  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★

    The Grand Budapest hotel seamlessly weaves depressing subject matter with black comedy to create a gorgeous experience that still fascinates me in a period of passionless cinematic mediocrity.
    Wes Anderson's whimsical feature lets the imagination of a creative mind flourish supported by camp performances, hugely adding offbeat, priceless moments bouncing off Fiennes's most impeccably quirky role. I thought the hotel in the whole storyline is a disguise to cope with the immense cruelty of war times in glossy rich upper-class…

  • Pink Flamingos

    Pink Flamingos

    ★★★★

    Pink flamingos while not John Waters’ grandest achievement in story pacing (Female Trouble, Multiple Maniacs) The film is much more than just shock value, under all the grotesque imagery, innuendos and notorious stomach turning moments it has monumental importance to cinema. Breaking barriers of cinema itself, showcasing raw talent, launching Divine into popular media and having genuine, heartfelt messages. The rebellious edge, political undertones, overacting, sensation performances, sexual fetishes, iconic speeches are all a combination of Water’s determination to bring…