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Christian Petzold and Hong Sang-soo are my guys.

Favorite films

  • To Have and Have Not
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Trainspotting
  • Phoenix

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  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

  • The Exile

  • Unorthodox

    ★★★½

  • The Suspect

    ★★★

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  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

    The story of a forest dwelling heiress and the seven irascible weirdos who become her roommates.

  • The Exile

    The Exile

    Mostly noteworthy to see how Micheaux was experimenting with sound for the first time - particularly in the many (admittedly rough) dialogue exchanges, which are allowed to run for much longer than in silents/pictures with intertitles. As a film, it’s all over the place. As an artifact, it’s fascinating. Need to check out “Body and Soul” next.

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  • Antlers

    Antlers

    ★★

    Here’s the pitch: it’s a monster movie, but the monster is inherited trauma. Or maybe the monster is the meth epidemic in the Pacific Northwest.

    No? What if the whole thing was an environmental parable? Or what if the monster somehow had its origins in indigenous folklore? Or what if…

  • The Butterfly Effect

    The Butterfly Effect

    ★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Dude I’m sorry, but Ashton Kutcher’s acting when he wakes up in a new reality only to realize that he has no arms or legs is still one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen in a movie.