Peter Cox

Peter Cox

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Film reviewer/blogger: thelosthighwayhotel.com


Top 4 = recent obsessions

Favorite films

  • House of Tolerance
  • The Matrix Resurrections
  • In My Skin
  • Messiah of Evil

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  • The Bitter Tea of General Yen

    ★★

  • Goodbye First Love

    ★★★★★

  • Raising Arizona

    ★★

  • Belfast

    ★½

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  • The Bitter Tea of General Yen

    The Bitter Tea of General Yen

    ★★

    Oof, what a (racist) picture.

  • Goodbye First Love

    Goodbye First Love

    ★★★★★

    Viewed from a moralistic standpoint, all three of the lead characters in Goodbye, First Love appear somewhat reprehensible, but Hansen-Løve’s lilting, floating piece of autobiographical drama draws from lived-in experience, accepting and acknowledging toxic, predatory and self-serving traits without judgement. It comes from a position of matter-of-fact reality. Sometimes (perhaps often) the things we ought to find repulsive are the very traits that draw us toward people. Indeed, this irrationality and sense of blinkeredness is entirely the point. The heart…

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