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  • Perfect Blue

    ★★★★★

  • Aftersun

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  • Perfect Blue

    Perfect Blue

    ★★★★★

    programmed this last month but didn’t get to stay and watch so made up for that today and went with a friend, who made an interesting observation about the limitations of its movement - which again pointed out to me how so much of the fluidity of motion in Perfect Blue comes from editing, used for both emotional power in how it fragments Mima and how it gradually mirrors that feeling in the viewer through its gradually building disorientation, so…

  • Aftersun

    Aftersun

    not much to say for now other than wow this is like actually good and not just good for a British film 

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  • Ema

    Ema

    ★★★★

    still thinking about the dance sequence on the rooftop a week later - loved the complicated, messy polyamory and the film's focus on sensation over everything else, pretty much beats CLIMAX at its own game

  • The Matrix Reloaded

    The Matrix Reloaded

    sure, it remixes and interrogates the previous one by imagining the responsibilities and connotations of The One as a new kind of prison, but this is first and foremost a film about how the French are annoying