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  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Black Orpheus
  • The Swimming Pool

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  • Black Orpheus

    Black Orpheus

    My dog --my best friend in the world-- died the day after I watched this movie.

    Up to that point, I knew he was on his last legs, but I didn't anticipate it being that soon. Black Orpheus, like the original legend, exists with an undertone of the same gut-wrenching sadness. As if embodying an entire life, the film contrasts its lush, mountainous picturesque beauty of Brazil with the tragedy of a love and a life lost. Axes of beauty…

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    prince uldren experiences visions of his believed to be dead sister and uses his criminal underground fallen barons to release her and, unknowingly, a massive fucking monster with an asshole for a face and its up to our guardians to unlock new powers to defeat it

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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★★

    Your wife or mom or roommate tells you something smells in the basement, and you think an animal died down there. You put some gloves on and go for a trash bag, but you’re all out, so you get one of those plastic fruit bags that you’ve been saving for dog shit. You go downstairs; that horrible odor of rotten meat smacks you. You finally realize where you are and what you’re about to do. You don’t want to clean…

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★½

    Finished now.

    My current interpretation is that movie is an allegory on the ongoing battle between the scientific and the metaphysical; the objective and the artistic. The two leads each represent a different side of the isle, with Jake serving as the rigid and particular intellectual and Lucy serving as the skeptical and free-flowing artist, with both trying in their own ways to make sense of the world they are in. Their relationship is abusive, and by extension, endless in…