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  • Cloud Atlas

    ★★★★

  • New Rose Hotel

    ★★★½

  • The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

    ★★★★½

  • The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

    ★★★★½

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  • Cloud Atlas

    Cloud Atlas

    ★★★★

    "In your Revelation, you spoke of the consequences of an individual's life rippling through eternity. Does this mean that you believe in an afterlife? In a heaven or a hell?"
    "I believe death is only a door. When it closes, another opens. If I cared to imagine a heaven, I would imagine a door opening and behind it, I would find him there."

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  • Possession

    Possession

    ★★★★

    West Berlin notwithstanding, I'm fully convinced this is the best anyone has ever captured the feel of an Eastern Bloc metropolis.

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  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

    Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

    ★★★★

    There's an old interview with Anno, from during the 1.0 promotional cycle I think (?), where, and I'm loosely paraphrasing here, after being asked something along the lines of whether he still has a bone to pick with otaku he replies that at that point, he found out that you can't force people to learn and he's just focused on his own work. Of course, as 3.0, one of the most abrasive franchise installments I've ever seen proved, he really…

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★★★★

    Even after we got Snyder's superheroics at their most indulgent and grandiose, I think this movie is still the most comprehensive confluence of all his interests in the genre. Modern mythology, contemporary politics through the lens of genre fiction, stark iconography and fascination with pop culture, testosterone action, gods and monsters, gritty breakdown of pulp entertainment, while fully revelling in all the perks and excesses of its heightened reality, it's all there and unlike Watchmen, it is not beholden to…