Nicolò Grasso

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Favorite films

  • Tenet
  • I Saw the TV Glow
  • The Departed
  • Love Lies Bleeding

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  • Hideous

  • Grounded II: Making The Last of Us Part II

  • The Mask

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  • I Saw the TV Glow

    I Saw the TV Glow

    ★★★★★

    Notes from Berlinale 2024
    The cold comfort of images on a screen, a substitute for human connection but also a chance to discover yourself. Instantly an essential text on media consumption and societal death when feelings and emotions are repressed. Yes, I cried during this and nearly had a panic attack, and talking and listening to Schoenbrun later was like a soothing elixir. Simply incredible, my favorite of the festival by a country mile!

  • Love Lies Bleeding

    Love Lies Bleeding

    Notes from Berlinale 2024

    The Wachowski's Bound meets Cronenberg's A History of Violence in a sexy, brutal, and crazy fun ride by Rose Glass. Stewart is wonderfully twitchy, while O'Brian is a revelation, and Harris is having a grand villainous time (another Cronenberg connection). This is the type of film I'd love to make: pulpy, earnest, passionate & unhinged! Riding the high all the way home, full review coming soon.

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  • Tenet

    Tenet

    - We just saved the world, can't leave anything to chance.
    - But can we change things if we do it differently?
    - What's happened, happened. Which is an expression of fate in the mechanics of the world. It's not an excuse to do nothing.
    - Fate?
    - Call it what you want.
    - What do you call it?
    - Reality.

    Third viewing since 2020, and I finally *feel* Tenet. It does not matter whether the future is set and…

  • Hideous

    Hideous

    Do you sometimes feel like you're being swallowed by the mist? Driven like our heroin into a more obscure, silent yet deafening land? This is a journey of hell, fear, strange debauchery and guilt that most people call their life. Can you take it? Can you deal with your own ghouls and spectres?

    Horror musical short about the monstrosity of queerness and HIV. So inventive, so pretty to look at, very fun at times, and ultimately heartbreaking. Highly recommended!

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  • The Whale

    The Whale

    Notes from Venice Film Festival
    People are not ready for Brendan Fraser's beautifully heartbreaking and heartfelt return to the silver screen. Aronofsky, you outdid yourself! Now on to wipe away the tears with everyone else who attended the screening.

  • Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon

    Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon

    Pure vibes from beginning to end, a neon-lit fantastical dream that never slows down. Loooove the soundtrack and how bonkers it is, one of the most enjoyable films in Venice.