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2019

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  • The Wicker Man

    The Wicker Man

    ★★★★

    wtf I love the Midsommar Cinematic Universe now

  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

    ★★★★★

    Three words: Harry Dean Stanton.

    You don’t get a lot of words coming from our main character, Travis, especially during the first act. While this creates an investment from the mystery, it also allows Wim Wender’s film to creatively adopt a new language for conveying its message. This is often showed by the lavishly dusk color palette accompanied by the dynamically luring slide-guitar score perfectly translating the sorrow felt by Travis.

    It’s a challenge to have to rely on silent human…

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  • Ocean's Eleven

    Ocean's Eleven

    ★★★★

    watched for the culture, stayed for brad pitt’s food binge.

  • Lola

    Lola

    ★★★★

    “A testament to the resilience of the heartbroken.” Jacque Demy’s directorial debut is paced like a breath of fresh air carefree in this world of basked black and white. The uncrowded atmosphere complements the breezy tone and forgives most of its narrative conveniences. It is a charming romance that embraces its minimalistic approach while the aimless enthusiasm that parallel with the characters resonates in a raw and natural form of storytelling, all incorporated in a seemingly fluent fashion.

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  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★½

    Peak cinema is when the Safdie brothers directed Adam Sandler to look at a rock and say “Holy shit I’m gonna cum.”

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey is a mind-blowing film that influenced pop culture forever and is truly deserving of its high praise. On a technical level it might be cinema’s magnum opus — outdoing epic movies and likewise becoming the visual pioneer for what epic movies can look like. The beautifully polished and spotless cinematography makes this a must watch in IMAX. Although cyberpunk is the contemporary vision for our future, the hard sci-fi and cassette futurism displayed in…