owenkurtz

owenkurtz

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Some sort of musician & filmmaker, ratings are likely arbitrary

Favorite films

  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • All That Jazz
  • Close-Up
  • Phantom Thread

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  • Erin Brockovich

    ★★★★

  • Kafka

  • Memoria

    ★★★★½

  • Tropical Malady

    ★★★★★

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  • Kafka

    Kafka

    You know what? I'll say it. Not a good surprise! Might elaborate later, maybe... I won't?

  • Neptune Frost

    Neptune Frost

    ★★★★½

    Fantastic sci-fi musical dealing with a multitude of anti-colonial themes in interesting and contemplative ways. Showing the cycle of technology from African mines to Western consumption, back to African waste and sewage, how these resource-rich countries are exploited by the resource-poor countries that really depend on them.

    These themes are enriched and engrained in the film's aesthetics, through Saul William's exciting music, Anisia Uzeyman's cinematography and the consistent, unique art design through the sets, costumes, hair and make-up. It's a…

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