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  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon


    "Barry was one of those born clever enough at gaining a fortune... but incapable of keeping one."
    "For the qualities and energies which lead a man to achieve the first... are often the very cause of his ruin in the latter case."

    Given my appetite for fleshed-out epics and period pieces, Barry Lyndon is just the right kind of a combination dish I've been waiting to savour for a long time and what an absolute masterstroke from Kubrick in painting…

  • Paths of Glory

    Paths of Glory


    "Successful attacks were measured in hundreds of yards... and paid for in lives by hundreds of thousands."

    Remembering Stanley Kubrick on his 92nd birth anniversary! Back when I watched films like The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, A Clockwork Orange, I read some comments labelling Kubrick as emotionally cold, surrealist filmmaker and although I get the meaning behind them, they fascinated me to find a Kubrick film that's totally realist and humanist and to end this search, I couldn't have asked…

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  • Once Upon a Time in America

    Once Upon a Time in America



    "Many years ago, I had a friend." "A dear friend." "It was a great friendship."

    Spanning several decades, From the lives of poor children in 1918 Manhattan Jewish ghettos To the grown-up adults leading a rich life in the 1930s Prohibition era To the now old people leading a life both rich and poor in terms of memories and regrets accompanied by the violence of 1968 New York, Sergio Leone's Once…

  • Cinema Paradiso

    Cinema Paradiso


    R.I.P Ennio Morricone. Just yesterday, while watching a video of him, I thought of giving up my procrastination on Once Upon a Time in America to watch it very soon, but now this news spooked me like anything all of a sudden.⁣

    I watched Michelangelo Antonioni's films in the last week and yesterday when I searched on YouTube in hope of any Antonioni-Morricone collaboration video, this Ennio Morricone receiving an Honorary Oscar video came up in the suggestions and…