Lara Pop

Lara Pop

Favorite films

  • Le Notti Bianche
  • The Servant
  • The Ascent
  • La Notte

Recent activity

  • Masculin Féminin

  • Anatomy of a Fall

  • Chronicle of a Summer

  • Perfect Days

Recent reviews

  • Chinese Roulette

    Chinese Roulette



    a shot rings out in the house of lovelessness
    like the souls wandering its corridors
    its corridors that are
    loveless and cold
    they see
    the corridors see the hollow rot
    caressing the bodies saying there is only one
    it rots in me (dead) and says im alive im alive i am (dead)
    a shot rings out in the house of love
    a shot rings out
    like a game
    like a game that sees
    like a game…

  • Fox and His Friends

    Fox and His Friends



    Often, it is when you do not look for love that it falls into your life. It plummets into your heart and colors it red with a brush called idealism. You idealize the other person, you say things like 'I'd never have come so far on my own', things like 'Yeah, you're right. Some people are always right.' You love and you feel loved in turn - and you don't realize that it is a one-way street back into…

Popular reviews

  • Melancholia



    The fact that Justine smiled all throughout her wedding night (1 hour of cinematic runtime) but smiled her only REAL smile with a little boy asking about magic caves (2 seconds of cinematic runtime) tells you more about depression and unhappiness in general than the most precise psychological analysis ever could. Because all we ever need is a magic cave where we can hide out together with those who understand us. The cave won't protect us from the all-consuming onrush…

  • Where Is the Friend's House?

    Where Is the Friend's House?


    #Kiarostami Rewatch

    where are you
    i brought your notebook
    i went where the road took me
    and it handed me a flower
    to be remembered by.

    Let's talk about that flower, shall we?

    One of my favorite scenes is where the young boy and the old man walk the streets of Poshteh in the darkness. The film's greatest asset is undoubtedly repetition, which manifests in the central conflict between the child and the adult world. The adults don't pay attention…