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  • White Heat

    White Heat

    ★★★★★

    Just one of the greatest... ever. Amazing how this flick from 1949 has aged so, so, so incredibly well - just like The Treasure of the Sierra Made, released one year prior to White Heat. These just get better every single time you watch them.

  • Blow Out

    Blow Out

    ★★★★

    Did you hear that? The sound of murder.
    Brian De Palma’s follow-up to Dressed to Kill is directly based on Antonioni’s Blow Up (1966) - just replacing the medium of photograph for the medium of audio recording. Although I may personally lean more towards the original Italian flick, I think that it’s practically nonsense to try and compare them. Each is completely its own animal, and both are immensely well-rounded cinema - beautifully utilizing every aspect of the medium: visuals,…