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Favorite films

  • My Dinner with Andre
  • Synecdoche, New York
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • Meantime

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  • 3 Women

    ★★★★½

  • Bed and Board

    ★★★★

  • The Panic in Needle Park

    ★★★★

  • Rome, Open City

    ★★★★

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  • 3 Women

    3 Women

    ★★★★½

    Through others we become ourselves. 

    it might seem strange, but - and in this sense it strikes its similarities with Persona - 3 Women seems, at its heart, a study in rebirth through imitation. 

    life is but an idle battleground, with a darkness awaiting us from the shadows, patiently sitting, counting the moments before it can pounce at us, unmasking us and showing the world who we truly are within, who we have always been. every act we take is…

  • Bed and Board

    Bed and Board

    ★★★★

    the creeping up of adulthood in the sense that it is lingering around you constantly. 

    as adulthood creeps up on you, your responsibilities move from the size of a small courtyard to become that of the entire world. 

    the film itself seems to exhibit the struggles that an artist may face in that transition to adulthood. the mere facts of life such as money, rent, and stability in work etc. may all seem so trivial and unimportant as you search…

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  • The Panic in Needle Park

    The Panic in Needle Park

    ★★★★

    our lives mean a great deal, to us. 

    to anyone else we may be a passing body in the street, a face they wish to avoid looking at, a brief but comforting smile on the train, but we mean nothing to them, absolutely nothing. 

    in this life we are tossed obstacles by the da in matters of work, of relationships, desires, yet each and every one of those are to be dealt with alone. why? because that is exactly the…

  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

    Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

    ★★★½

    after watching Irreversible i developed an irrational apprehension over leaving my house, this film has given me that exact same feeling. 

    okay… so i’m not quite sure how the subject matter of this film fits into the plot, or rather, i believe the plot is too unnecessarily outrageous and takes away from the subject at the core of the film. it wasn’t enjoyable, it was interesting. i think im just going to lay out, perhaps, how some of these fascist…