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i'm the film major who can't show you what a dutch angle is, but can tell you what auteur theory is

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  • Cinema Paradiso

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  • The Other Side of the Bed

    ★★★

  • Cobra Woman

    ★★½

  • Sylvia Scarlett

    ★★★

  • The Celluloid Closet

    ★★★★

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  • Paris Is Burning

    Paris Is Burning

    ★★★★★

    just watch it. please.

  • The Celluloid Closet

    The Celluloid Closet

    ★★★★

    even though this film was made in 1995, i still noticed a lot of similarities to hollywood then and now. one line that stuck with me was "hollywood, that great maker of myths, taught straight people what to think about gays and gay people what to think about themselves", because it's true. hollywood taught people that gay men all fell into the "sissy" stereotype, that lesbians were dangerous and would harm young women, that being transgender meant you were "mentally ill".…