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  • The Father

    The Father


    This was brutal. Anthony Hopkins gives an absolutely devastating performance. He definitely earned that oscar. The editing is top notch. The way this film is able to put you in the shoes of someone struggling with dementia is brilliant. This is easily one of the best films of 2020.

  • Taste of Cherry

    Taste of Cherry


    This is my second Kiarostami film, and he’s already becoming one of my favorite directors. He is able to use every tool in his arsenal to create some truly beautiful films. It’s truly something else. The way he uses the camera to tell these simple yet beautiful stories is masterful. The cinematography is gorgeous here. I’m a sucker for natural light, and the way Kiarostami uses it in this film is beautiful. He’s not afraid to just let the camera…

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  • Freddy Got Fingered

    Freddy Got Fingered

    Poetic cinema

  • Midnight Cowboy

    Midnight Cowboy


    After hearing my dad talk about how great this film was for so many years I finally sat down and watched it, and good god he was right about it. This was so much darker than I expected. I expected a fun light hearted buddy film, and instead I got a dark, depressing look at the seedy underbelly of New York street life in the late 60s. Watching Joe’s backstory though gritty flashbacks was truly devastating at points. Dustin Hoffman and…