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  • Dracula

    Dracula 1992

    ★★★ Added

    There were things I really liked about this film, but there were a few things that spoiled it for me. First of all, I appreciate Coppola fleshing out the story and making it so visually appetizing. The Todd Browning film, I love, but what Coppola does is make it his own, it's very sexualized, but with vampires, like in the show "True Blood", vampires being sexualized makes sense, and brings a vibrant energy. It's artistically done, and the acting is…

  • Boogie Nights

    Boogie Nights 1997

    ★★★★★ Added

    A film about porn, but also about family, love, and what it means to belong. This is all evident in long tracking shots through pool parties, dance clubs, and porn stars/director's homes. PTA worked genius in this film working with a dynamite cast, cinematographer, editor, and composer. Iconic characters were born, Roller Girl (Heather Graham), as the playful muse through out the film, Burt Reynolds as the director Jack Horner, he hated doing this film in real life, but on…

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  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★★ Added 2

    Oh Ava, a different twist on the femme fatale . . . More like a frightening twist, there were a lot of frightening things about this film, and at the same time entertaining. But when you think about how close this scifi film shadows our reality, it will scare the shit out of you. I got goosebumps at the end and felt the brilliance of Alex Garland, this film got the full 5 stars, looking forward to what's next for Garland :)

  • Beginners

    Beginners 2010

    ★★★★★ Added

    This film I now the most relate to in terms of relationships. How perfect looking at the dysfunction of being normal and how best to let go and live. This film is beautifully expressed through a graphic designer's (Ewan McGregor) eyes through photographs, drawings, and spray paint. Christopher Plummer is perfection in his role as a gay activist coming out late to the party and making up for lost time. Melanie Laurent and Ewan McGregor are beautifully vulnerable. This film…