John Weak

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  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    ★★★★½

    Perfect depiction of how far someone can get just by being in the right place, at the right time; as well as how quickly —and easily— he can fall back to where he once was if he isn’t wise. 

    No line is out of place, no scene feels useless, it’s all indispensable, purposeful, and expertly contributes to building up Redmond Barry Lyndon’s character. 
    Thus, the 3 hour runtime is justified. The film is conducted at an excellent pace: not slow,…

  • Funny Games

    Funny Games

    ★★★★★

    Haneke doesn’t just break the fourth wall. He turns it into dust. Annihilates it.

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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★★

    The feeling that at any moment things will start to go south, and the way the seemingly idyllic Swedish community slowly beings to show its cracks is brilliant and keeps you hooked up until the grand finale.

  • Come and See

    Come and See

    ★★★★★

    While maybe slow in its first half, the climax that comes in the second half makes your blood run cold, it is staggering; and the ending scene is no different. 

    This is yet another example of what movies are capable of conveying.