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  • The Conformist
  • Chungking Express
  • Speed Racer
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

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  • The Mummy

    ★★★

  • Pickpocket

    ★★★½

  • The Cloud in Her Room

    ★★★½

  • High Fidelity

    ★★★★

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  • High Life

    High Life

    ★★★★½

    "What do you know about cruelty?"

    I love science-fiction. At it's best it serves as a vessel to push human experiences to the extreme. To explore our darkest thoughts and desires. Which is exactly what Claire Denis, uncompromisingly, confronts her viewers with throughout High Life. While touching on human philosophy from Plato's simple cave allegory to Hawking radiation and the firewall paradox.

    Filled to the brim with incredible cinematography, quite an achievement considering the small spaces the characters inhabit. Featuring…

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  • At Eternity's Gate

    At Eternity's Gate

    ★★

    "I know winter is a dangerous time for you"

    A shallow take of a complicated man. Looks beautiful, colors are great, Willem Dafoe is fantastic but all of it is obscured by subjective camera work. Everything which is actually good about this film gets washed away by messy editing and the handheld shaky camera. Incredibly arbitrary choices are made here, like going to black and white for a whole five seconds for seemingly no reason, a sudden yellow filter for a few shots, obscuring half the screen. And those choices would all be fine if we got some beautiful frames out of it, but we don't.

  • Funny Face

    Funny Face

    ★★

    #notamodel