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  • Nosferatu

    Nosferatu 1922

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Nov, 2015

    Watched as part of the Letterboxd Season Challenge 2015-16.

    Not as innovative and mind boggling as Sunrise, but I'll be damned if it doesn't have some of the most striking imagery of the period coupled with a simple but stunning portrait of public fear and paranoia.

  • Mistress America

    Mistress America 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 11 Nov, 2015

    It's about the effervescence of coolness, a solely 20th century phenomenon that breeds inauthenticity and loneliness. When the medium tells Tracy that she hasn't fallen into her body yet it hurts, because I feel the same way and I know exactly why that is. To be cool is a curse, to strive for it is sadness, and that's all a lot of us ever do.

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash 2014

    ★½ Watched 10 Oct, 2014 3

    Either Damien Chazelle is a failed musician OR he's an old world, stodgy judge at brass band competitions who is probably also a failed musician. In reality, he's a film director and he's made one of the most frustrating films of 2014.

    Whiplash is the by-product of music being stripped of it's creativity, innovation and soul. It's a film about a young man who strives for excellence in an environment that praises technical proficiency and exactness over humanity and the…

  • What We Do in the Shadows

    What We Do in the Shadows 2014

    ★★★★½ Watched 02 Aug, 2014

    A total crowd pleaser. There hasn't been a film in the cinema this consistently hilarious in a few years. A true joy.