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  • The New World

    The New World 2005

    ★★★★½ Watched 18 Sep, 2016

    Seeing the extended addition didn't add a ton to the experience other than letting you inhabit the world for another 30 minutes which is fine by me. At parts it does get a little too lyrical and naive but by the end effects me in profound ways. Not as cohesive as his earlier works but undeniably important beautiful.

  • Bottle Rocket

    Bottle Rocket 1996

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 10 Sep, 2016

    One of the best first films ever made, Wes Anderson's Bottle Rocket oozes with unique flourishes and a free wheeling sense of youth. The cinematography is really well done, using wide angle shots you get a real sense of the world and feel the space. A lot of indie films since then use the handheld, over the shoulder type coverage with tight shots of characters and long depth of focus. I think that style of filming is lazy and rarely…

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  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver 1976

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 02 Feb, 2013 7

    I find it strange that this movie is so popular. I see 'bros' quoting it and they always have this next to Goodfellas and The Sopranos and Entourage in their collection of movies. I think a lot of people like it for the wrong reasons. They like the violence and the guns and DENIRO. But for me this is the quintessential art house film. It's ambiguous in it's meaning, it has no plot, it's main character has a lot of…

  • Gummo

    Gummo 1997

    ★★★ Watched 02 Apr, 2013 6

    What the Fuck
    What the Fuck

    Cracking Shuck
    Holy Donald Duck

    Smelly Truck
    Youthful Puck

    Hair that's growing out of your back
    Kids that say the darndest things.

    Poop.

    Crepes. With bananas and asparagus.
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    Spaceships blasting 409 on a chevy nova.




    Gummo is about 100 times more bizarre than what you have just read.