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  • Double Indemnity
  • High and Low
  • Millennium Actress
  • Memories of Murder

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  • Commando

    ★★★★

  • The History of the Seattle Mariners

    ★★★★★

  • The Guilty

    ★★★

  • Black Christmas

    ★★★½

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  • Nobody Knows

    Nobody Knows

    ★★★★

    A heartbreaking tale of abandonment and survival, Nobody Knows takes a more extreme view on the mistreatment of children; but it's one that remains grounded in reality, showing how neglect can take away a childhood in an instant and replace it with experiences that no child should be subjected to.

    Nobody Knows opens with the family in question moving into a new apartment. Only the mother and Akira, the protagonist, are known about by the other residents and only Akira…

  • The Face of Another

    The Face of Another

    ★★★★★

    Teshigahara planted seeds of identity crisis in his first two films, Pitfall and Woman in the Dunes, but it's here that he really goes all out exploring the nature of anonymity and the damaging effect it can have on the human psyche. While the two aforementioned movies are similar in the way they present an everyday man in a horrible situation, The Face of Another felt more personal to me as a lot of the issues encountered can easily be…