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  • The 400 Blows
  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • Blood Simple

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  • The Watermelon Woman

    ★★★★★

  • Alien

    ★★★½

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    ★★★★

  • Marie Antoinette

    ★★★★½

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  • Psycho

    Psycho

    ★★★★★

    wig: snatched 
    relationship with mother: freudian

  • Something Wild

    Something Wild

    Overall, not great. Certainly wouldn't watch again, but there are some valuable explorations of trauma in sexual assault victims. Mostly though, it feels unnecessary and hard to watch, not just in its content, but in its pacing—the last half is unbearably slow and unbearably confusing in its morals.
    However:
    - Great title sequence. Saul Bass has such a developed understanding of motion and framing that is just amazing to watch.
    - The entire bathroom sequence is arresting, from the obsessive…