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  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

    Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives


    You know that scene? Still a better love story than The Shape of Water.

  • Blood and Black Lace

    Blood and Black Lace


    Watched with the Amazing Edith's *Film Collab Group*.

    Mario Bava has the ability to create rather amazing sequences smothered in style, but alas, Blood and Black Lace greatly suffers from being a film of its genre—or perhaps, giallo is a genre that probably isn’t for me OR maybe yet again the dubbing is throwing me. I am not sure. Whatever the reason is I can at least say I have an objective respect to the picture as a whole, leading…

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  • Matewan



    We are traveling death’s river.

    For over a decade this film had the honor of being my number one all time film, to be unseated by Hitchcock’s Rear Window (a film I have loved for just as long), and yeah, it’s really really really hard to pin down an all-time favorite. But I am here to tell you all tonight that Matewan, in all it’s pure-bred, gritty, beautiful Americana has taken back that title. Re-watched on this Seventeenth day of…

  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story


    Viewed with the Amazing Edith’s *Collab Film Group*

    Sitting there at the moment I thought of something else Shakespeare said. He said, “Hey... life is pretty stupid; with lots of hubbub to keep you busy, but really not amounting to much.” Of course I’m paraphrasing: “Life is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”

    I adore this film. I’m not old enough to have seen it when it first came out in theaters (what an…