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  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

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    Let’s never come here again because it will never be as much fun.

    A beautiful sadness slowly but surely permeates Sofia Coppola’s sophomore feature, Lost In Translation, a portrait of two lost souls yearning for purpose and meaningful connection. Bob and Charlotte are at a point of impasse in their lives, mutually feeling neglected by loved ones and disoriented by the greater outside world. Bob is a fading Hollywood actor in a mid-life crisis. Charlotte is a young woman apprehensive…

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

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    "In Eyes Wide Shut, we never know what to believe, and the status of the narrative events remain unclear throughout the film. Truth and fiction, objectivity and subjectivity, and the public and the private are intermingled to such a degree that the viewer remains in a state of constant uncertainty. Nothing in this film can be taken at face value, no final interpretation can be given."

    Kubrick’s final film is not the promised erotic thriller, rather, it is a haunting…

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  • Stop Making Sense

    Stop Making Sense

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    This ain't no party, this ain't no disco
    This ain't no fooling around
    No time for dancing, or lovey dovey
    I ain't got time for that now

    An utterly hypnotic, frenetic, Lynchian, drug-fuelled spiritual communion celebrating artistry, and creativity in its purest form. From the comically oversized suits to the pendulum-swinging kneecaps to David Byrne running laps around the stage, Stop Making Sense is more than a typical concert film; it is a blisteringly radiant, unrelenting, psychedelic fever dream that is possibly the greatest concert film ever made.

    Jesus lives and his name is David Byrne...but then again, did he dance like this?

  • Naked

    Naked

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    Mike Leigh’s Naked is a riveting parable brimming with a scornful wit and a humanity unseen through initial viewing. The film chronicles the exploits of the sardonic and nihilistic vagabond, Johnny, a man first introduced as he brutally rapes a young woman in a back alleyway. Fearing the repercussions of his actions, Johnny flees to the streets of London. There he spends much of his time ranting to strangers in attempts to justify his pathetic existence by shaming the beliefs…

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  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

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    When directors say their sequel is β€œThe Empire Strikes Back” of sequels, rarely does it prove true. But yet it does in Avengers: Infinity War, and to a vast extent.

    Avengers: Infinity War is Marvel’s most ambitious foray into the superhero genre yet, culminating in the last ten years of the studio's existence. It is a bold undertaking that reinvents the Marvel formula, subverting what audiences have come to expect from a typical Marvel outing. At times, the film feels…

  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

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    Seemingly birthed from the dust that surrounds him, a man wordlessly emerges from the desert, trudging towards an invisible horizon, his face weary and withered, his memory elusive, his soul haunted by deep regret and intense sorrow.

    Wim Wenders' Paris, Texas is a melancholic portrait of a broken man yearning for reconnection with a family whom he had left years ago. But much more so, the film is a reflection of America's emotional fabric as seen through Travis' strong sense…