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  • Blood and Black Lace

    Blood and Black Lace

    ★★★★

    as soon as i read the premise i understood this film was made for me. what a great idea to make a slasher set in an atelier. breathtaking set design and stunning colors. although i didn’t really care about any of the characters i found myself invested in the fast-paced story, which was quite terrifying. mario bava did an excellent job creating a gothic atmosphere in contemporary surroundings, can’t wait to explore his filmography.

  • Girl 6

    Girl 6

    ★★★★

    watched ‘cause the poster caught my attention and found an underrated gem. there’s quite a lot to unpack here, from the treatment of women in the film industry to toxic masculinity and the highs and lows of being a sex worker. theresa randle gives a brilliant performance and i liked those cameos and references. also that prince soundtrack!

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  • Melancholia

    Melancholia

    ★★½

    don’t get why people love this so much. the concept was interesting but the film itself is just pretentious. i guess depression is depicted in a realistic way, thanks also to kirsten dunst’s performance, but the whole thing is so forced and artificial. i feel like lars von trier tried too hard to make something meaningful. also, i hate that it was shot almost entirely with handheld cameras.

  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★½

    i saw carol about three years ago for the first time. i was starting to get into films back then, so i must say i forgot about it quickly. now that i rewatched it, i’m at loss for words. i’ve been trying to write a review for half an hour but i’m not ready to express my thoughts properly yet. i’m just gonna say that this is one of those films that are not films, but experiences.