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  • Paris, Texas
  • The Last Picture Show
  • Days of Heaven
  • Repulsion

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  • The Hills Have Eyes

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  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

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  • Three Kings

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  • Brave

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  • Django

    Django

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    Like a biblical figure the hero, carrying a heavy burden along, walks into town. A song introduces the character while titles run. He has a cool but phlegmatic figure, an indecipherable character. Django is the coolest guy in the whole Wild West and we are about to find out why. He is not just an able pistolero, nah! In the coffin he carries the secret to success, the fountain of youth, the Holy Grail. Django is a bloodbath of a movie whose violence and mud heighten the experience.

  • The Wedding Banquet

    The Wedding Banquet

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    β€œYou’re witnessing 5000 years of sexual repression” says one of guests at the wedding, the director itself, to the American who was expecting a less energetic banquet from these group of people, encompassing all that this film is about. A theme that is often treated by Lee and that takes very good nuances in this one. The ending was superb, even though a clear deus ex machina, especially the scene between the father and Simon where the latter is handed an envelope.

    The Wedding Banquet is a comedy that is progressively funny and interesting. Its probably my favorite Ang Lee film.

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  • Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman

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    When Tarantino decided to kill Hitler in Inglorious Basterds, he did it because it made sense- because there’s no greater historical revenge than killing that sucker.Β 
    But when Fennel kills Cassie, she kills her heroine for no apparent purpose other than to surprise the audience and lead us to a weak ending. It ended with a text message and a winkβ€” purposeless. And I will not even start to comment on how perfectly coordinated the arrest and the message were…

  • I, Daniel Blake

    I, Daniel Blake

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    "You're creating a precedent"- says a manager to the woman who is trying to help Daniel Blake fill the form, after he'd spent hours unable to do so in an internet cafe.

    What makes Daniel Blake powerful is that we are able to relate the whole story to experiences we have either gone through or have seen others go through. There is deep absurdity in bureaucracy and I, Daniel Blake goes right to the heart of it. Form after form…