Lachland

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A lover of all things film.
I make Vimeo video essay things when I feel like it.
Favourite 4 are the best of each month.

Favorite films

  • Drug War
  • Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
  • The Emigrants
  • The Assassin

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  • Dune: Part Two

  • Maniac Cop

  • Priscilla

    ★★★

  • Phenomena

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  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

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

    I think this could be Tarantino's best film. His most challenging, subversive and intelligent cinematic venture since Jackie Brown. It's like it was especially made for me. There's this sense of not only place but a melancholy, pathos and real longing just to dive into the cinema and live inside the silver screen. Tarantino's films have all been love letters to cinema but it's here that love is the film itself as it oozes out of every cinematic orifice. I…

  • The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal

    ★★★★

    Hey, my first Bergmen. I've been meaning to get into his filmography for a while now and well... I'm impressed. Captures the inherent curiosity and yearning for meaning that everyone is burdened with. The imagery is delectable, intellectually stimulating, and pure simplicity. Bergmen revels in his immaculate staging, compositions and focus on performance with editing guiding our attention providing a surreal effect. A chess game with death personified (a wonderful premise and perfect for these ideas) doesn't reveal any grand…