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  • Get Low

    Get Low 2009

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Nov, 2015 2

    Simple yet intriguing, by turns tragic, funny and heartwarming "all's well that ends well" redemption story exemplary conveyed by its seasoned leads.

  • Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary

    Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary 2002

    ★★★★½ Watched 25 Nov, 2015

    Bringing together the best of several worlds (dance, art film, silent film, modern sound film) Guy Maddin's fearless re-imagining of Dracula offers a fast-paced, experimental yet structured artsy treat that it's possible to enjoy immensely rather casually.

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  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    The Royal Tenenbaums 2001

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 14 Jan, 2013 4

    Wes Anderson's films are known primarily as Wes Anderson films, which is not very surprising seeing as he has developed his very own style, consisting of symmetrical colorful photography/art direction infused with sweet sounding pop songs, a combination that it takes mere seconds to recognize as distinctly andersonsonian. When looking back it's clear though that it was Anderson and Owen Wilson as a pair that had something really special going in the late 90s and early 00s. It was their…

  • Black Swan

    Black Swan 2010

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Dec, 2010 4

    What begins as a classic fairy tale with rivalry between noble, overly sensitive ballerina and a free-spirited dancing partner, guilt-inducing mother and a character that resembles an evil queen with cruel intentions (Cassel's dirty minded instructor), derails via the more mature themes of personality disorder, sexuality and mutation, slowly and steadily into a beautifully controlled, complex mess. Neither Portman nor Aronofsky has ever been better.