Blake Tucker

Blake Tucker

modernism of the soul

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  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★½

    NOLAN DID IT*, HE SAVED CINEMAS!!!

    *made R. Patz recreate his climbing trees sequences from Twilight

  • sex, lies, and videotape

    sex, lies, and videotape

    ★★★★½

    This is truly visionary and one of the most creative voyeuristic films I’ve ever seen. What struck me the most about the film was this immediate sense of intimacy that occurs through these conversations of hidden secrets and sexual desires. As you begin to see these women open up, so does their body language and you see this wave of emotion come over them from something you know they haven’t experienced before: trust. Seemingly showing us that all great sexual…

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  • Pieces of a Woman

    Pieces of a Woman

    ★★★

    It’s only January and I promise this will be the most devastating movie you’ll see all year. Watching this, I felt like I was witnessing Vanessa Kirby experience Dante’s 9 Circles of Hell in real time; starting with an astonishing 30 minute tracking shot centered around a home birth and then devolving into seeing her experience bringing life into the world and watching her lose it before her very eyes and all of the pain that comes with it. This is grief at its most raw and it will break your heart.

  • Three Colors: Red

    Three Colors: Red

    ★★★★★

    I watched this twice in 24 hours it had me so shook up. Krzysztof Kieślowski uses camera movement, staging, and color as ways of revealing unseen bonds that link individuals together in society. This is pure poetic cinema in every sense of the word.