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  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    ★★★★★

    This is why I watch movies.

    This is cinema in its best and purest form. Apocalypse Now is perfect in every aspect of filmmaking and somehow is also able to transcend the medium with its soul (the result of a soul-crushing production) and its grandeur.

    It serves as an argument both in favor of and against the auteur theory. Clearly not something you can achieve without someone who had a vision like Coppola did, but also definitely not a sustainable…

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  • The Untouchables

    The Untouchables

    ★★★★

    While it may not be as out there as his work from the 70s to the mid-80s, De Palma at his most mainstream is still a solid filmmaker. The kind who manages to craft the climactic sequence as an homage to Battleship Potemkin.

    Can't get enough of De Niro as Al Capone and Sean Connery is truly great as well. Of course all of this wouldn't be the same without the late Morricone's beautiful score.

  • 2 Days in Paris

    2 Days in Paris

    ★★½

    Me: Mom, can I have Before Sunset?

    Mom: No, we have Before Sunset at home

    Before Sunset at home:

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  • In a Heartbeat

    In a Heartbeat

    ★★½

    Hey it's your generic love story but it's about gay people.

    Letterboxd: Better give this a 5 star then!

  • Lords of Chaos

    Lords of Chaos

    ★★★★½

    The Goodfellas of Norwegian Black Metal

    Lords of Chaos follows the story of the Black Circle, a group of young Norwegian who revolutionized the heavy metal scene in the early 1990's, most notably the band Mayhem and its guitarist Euronymous, played by Rory Curkin, as well as Burzum's own Varg Vikernes, played by Emory Cohen who gives a breakout performance. Church burnings and murder are amongst the things that this underground movement proclaims.

    This movie was directed by Jonas Åkerlund,…