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  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
  • Caché
  • Taste of Cherry
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

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  • Memoria

    ★★★★

  • Drive My Car

    ★★★★★

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  • After Yang

    ★★★★

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  • Memoria

    Memoria

    ★★★★

    the sound. the thing that isolates, that is inexplicable and imperceptible to all except to the self, is secretly the thing that binds one overwhelming to the collective. mesmerising, even jaw-dropping in its climax, reaching an intensity through sound despite an immovable camera. i can't think of a film whose sound design left such an impression on me. i love weerasethakul's playful, quietly expansive style so much and to have experienced his sensorial world in a theater once again is such a blessing.

  • After Yang

    After Yang

    ★★★★

    i adored this. really love kogonada and to see him extending his quiet humanism into sci-fi is awe-inspiring. unsurprisingly gorgeous and moving. and they got mitski out here covering that song from lily chou chou? amazing

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  • Crashing

    Crashing

    ★★★★

    so messy and so well orchestrated. loved it

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★★

    HUH!? WHAT?
    NO American director is making movies like this. I had no idea how much I needed a Kaufman film every year until this began. It seems we only get one every recession. Kaufman transcended Jonze and Gondry a long time ago. Metaphysical conversations (or monologues?) on eternal recurrence and the ubiquity of individuality and the television eating us alive and roofies and dance and music and awards for diligence but forever really seeking the award for acumen with every reference to Cassavetes and Wallace and Tolstoy and Kavan and thoughts as words and the person next to you as a projection of yourself and