Favorite films

  • By Night with Torch and Spear
  • Before the collapse of Mont Blanc
  • Rosetta
  • *Corpus Callosum

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  • King Richard

    ★★★

  • Elle

    ★★★½

  • The Mark of Zorro

    ★★½

  • American Honey

    ★★★½

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  • The Great Adventure

    The Great Adventure

    ★★★★

    One of the most interesting films on our border disputes with nature and its inhabitants.

  • Drive My Car

    Drive My Car

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The sign language performances were so captivating, I caught myself holding my breath. Love the diversity of themes here, even if some things felt a bit more fleeting than I wished for (at some points I was wanting more Rohmer-ian "punctuations"). A+ car and paintjob.

    Also that smoking scene is truly on par for best of 2021 with the one in The Power of the Dog.

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  • Leaving Neverland

    Leaving Neverland

    ★★½

    There are many traps one can fall into when making a documentary that deals with Michael Jackson in some regard. This avoids delving into most of the myth-making around him, an achievement in itself, by giving two men who were abused by him a platform to speak frankly, grounded and openly. It is very much a talking heads documentary, and hopefully works as therapy for those who might need it. The core reason to why this has great value beyond…

  • The Work

    The Work

    ★★★★½

    Many films deal with toxic masculinity in some way, too many perhaps, and when you have here a documentary that deals with prisoners it's easy to write it off, before going into it, as just another one of those film that take advantage of "others" such as criminals to send some vague surface-y messages about how masculinity can be toxic.

    However, this is not that kind of film. This deals with toxic masculinity in several forms head-on and it quickly…