Sean

Pebble in a well

Favorite films

  • Apocalypse Now
  • Magnolia
  • Stroszek
  • The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

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  • Further Beyond

  • High and Low

    ★★★★★

  • Arrival

    ★★★

  • American Honey

    ★★★★★

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  • American Honey

    American Honey

    ★★★★★

    Ahhhh, my body is still feeling the phantom pull of the groovy credits song (wasn't that just perfect? if the movie a kind of make-shift musical where the songs are personal selections by characters to fuel them, encourage them, soothe them on their sprawling journey the immediate nondiagesis of this cut feels like a definite signal of the end and its 70s throwback smoothness and play on the simple pop sentiments of the time while being totally earnest is just…

  • La Dolce Vita

    La Dolce Vita

    ★★★★★

    *brings quivering lips up to ravaged finger tips, kisses them, and sobs painfully* b-b-bellisimo..

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  • Wild Strawberries

    Wild Strawberries

    ★★★★★

    ‘Smultronstället’ is a word of odd mystique and indefinable beauty that as I sit here simply looking at it, it rouses something in me. Perhaps the expectation of discovery, of adventure. With such a unique foreign word it makes you wonder if it’s not one of those untranslatable words that seem to occupy a place in every language, each encompassing some great spectrum of emotion that can’t be captured in a single word. It’s easy to fear something may get…

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    Jesus, the internet has driven up a sandstorm and buried us all with this film. Whether you sit there contentedly in your dune or you dismissively wipe the grain away from your eyes, the reason it happened in the first place is because this film is important. The 70 year old man who pioneered the lone warrior, the apocalyptic wastes, the do-it-yourself action, has come back all these years later and taken the helm of the legacy that nobody else…