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  • Knock Knock

    Knock Knock

    ★½

    "Keanu honey, I will literally pay for your acting class tuition" - Tyler

  • High Life

    High Life

    ★★★★½

    A profound examination of the darker nature of our species, Claire Denis’ High Life aims to disturb audiences with its apathetic perspective on humanitarianism, sex and violence. The non-linear structure operates the same way as a black hole warping time, every string of development is halted by the growing concept that years pass by in the blink of an eye and that no man or woman can escape the inevitability of death. Using hospital-like sets and shooting with a clinical…

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  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

    4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

    ★★★★

    An indisputably horrifying depiction of the lengths a woman will go to protect her friend and an interesting exploration of a darker time in Romanian history, 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days is one of the most harrowing cinematic experiences I have ever endured. Each scene makes you feel like you're sinking into a pit of despair, the ghostly long takes and heartless performances do nothing but add to the inhumanity of the situation. Although I certainly enjoyed the…

  • Nights of Cabiria

    Nights of Cabiria

    ★★★★

    Beyond this, the only other film I’ve seen with elements of Italian neorealism is Bicycle Thieves and I can now say that I’m beginning to understand and appreciate the appeal of these stories; despite the narrative odds these characters are put against, the unabashed optimism they have is pure, hopeful and energetic. I hadn’t seen a single Fellini film in full before this (I watched a decent amount of I Clowns last year), but I will be exploring more of…