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slow movies. slow movies. slow movies.
2021

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  • The Matrix
  • Dune
  • Boogie Nights
  • Climax

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  • Koyaanisqatsi

    ★★★★★

  • Rope

    ★★★★½

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    ★★★★

  • We Can Be Heroes

    ★½

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  • Koyaanisqatsi

    Koyaanisqatsi

    ★★★★★

    What better way to break in my new speakers than to listen to ninety minutes of composition by Phillip Glass?

    A purified audiovisual experience. The only movie I can think of that bends the documentary genre in this similar fashion is Man With A Movie Camera. Both are equally spectacular. Like the former, Koyaanisqatsi is also a well-crafted display on contemporary society. It shows our relationship with nature; how godly nature is, yet how separated we are from its environment. We…

  • Rope

    Rope

    ★★★★½

    Hitchcock still proving today his voice in cinema rings the most influential. As the innovator of the one-shot cinematography, it's more impressive nowadays that Hitchcock successfully broke boundaries rather than his technical outcome. After all, most of these hidden cuts are given away since it's clear the camera is usually poking an actor's back to cut the scene. But what's most fascinating about the process is how extensive and dynamic each take is before there's a hidden cut. It adapts…

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  • Eternals

    Eternals

    ★★½

    evil martin scorsese be like: “that’s cinema!!”









    edit because i was flagged:
    i had hopes for this simply because it was chloé zhao, but unfortunately her brilliant talents are put to waste here. golden hour shots and imax aspect ratios are overused without any consideration for proper framing despite the third act looking pretty good. all depth is gone by the time kingo (ironically one of the highlights of the film) or any other character says their fiftieth joke. from…

  • The Last Duel

    The Last Duel

    ★★★★

    holy fuck. 

    i believe in jodie comer supremacy!!