Joed

just my two cents on film

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  • Faces Places
  • Perfect Blue
  • Fallen Angels
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

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  • The Gossips of Cicadidae

  • The Power of the Dog

    ★★★½

  • Eternals

    ★★★★

  • Last Night in Soho

    ★★½

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  • The Gossips of Cicadidae

    The Gossips of Cicadidae

    huge congratulations on the delivery! i can't see how another medium besides silent filmmaking could've made this as effective as it is :)

  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    ★★★½

    Kirsten Dunst acted her ass off in every scene she's in. I still have no amour for westerns, but this film got me a bit appreciative. Just like with The Piano (1993), Jane Campion boasts her directing in subliminal tandem with the film's score. Fuck the machismo culture. Let men explore whatever corner of their world they're most comfortable.

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  • Eternals

    Eternals

    ★★★★

    Why are people so divided with this film? I swear if this got stretched for about 30 minutes more, and was fleshed out more in terms of the Eternals' origins, I would've given it 5 stars. It's a big attempt at a Marvel epic, and Chloé Zhao gave it enough justice. It's a big cinematic experience, and is probably one of the best films I could watch as I ease myself back into theaters after almost 2 years. What an…

  • Spencer

    Spencer

    ★★★★½

    Kristen Stewart really let herself go on this one. It's utterly gorgeous, a very beautiful facade to cover up the misogyny and filth that the royal family has dealt on women who marry into the family. The interlock of the film's score with Diana's thoughts in disarray and her grovelling desires to break out of the box she is kept in like a pheasant is a marvel to behold. Kristen Stewart deserves all the awards she can get.