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  • Autumn Sonata
  • Bee and PuppyCat
  • Little Women
  • The Clock

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  • Ivan's Childhood

    ★★★

  • Irma Vep

    ★★★½

  • Tokyo Drifter

    ★★★½

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

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  • Nomad

    Nomad

    ★★★★★

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

    The first scene of the film perhaps tells us the most about what it truly is about. The shot of the wide, expansive sea which transitions to a diptych of the interior of the house with a woman playing the piano, framed against the open portion of the sliding glass door contrasted against the vague, hazy reflection of the sea on the glass door itself. The first shot of Louis’s room being that of a Japanese painting as the voice…

  • Freddy Got Fingered

    Freddy Got Fingered

    At first, I was tempted to write an actual piece on this movie. It is rare for a film to both simultaneously activate my fight or flight instincts and make me conjure comparisons to Cassavetes’s Love Streams and Godard’s Weekend (I actually have a reason for this comparison). In a sense, films that evoke the most extreme responses are films that I’d like to commemorate by writing pieces on them. However, upon further reflection, is there any piece of legitimate writing…

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  • Maze Runner: The Death Cure

    Maze Runner: The Death Cure

    I mean if I was in the maze I would simply leave

  • Eureka

    Eureka

    ★★★★★

    99%

    Its a meditation on trauma.

    We never see the bus jacking. We don’t know the mans motives for doing such a heinous crime. We only see it’s devastating psychological impacts on 3 damaged survivors. This is not a story about victims, this is the story of moving on. This is a story of recovery. This is the story of human triumph over darkness.

    As equally bleak as it is hopeful, it’s generally a tragedy but it never feels overtly…