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  • Silence

    Silence

    ★★★★★

    The feeling that washed over me throughout the film was that of grand, overwhelming power. This is one of the few times ever that a film has made me tremble and suddenly transition into tears. It's staggering and hard to watch, but it's 100% rewarding.

    Thanks Marty.

  • Shame

    Shame

    ★★★★★

    What a masterpiece this is. McQueen is the man.

  • Inland Empire

    Inland Empire

    ★★★★★

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    I didn't think that Mulholland Dr. scare could be rivaled.

  • Margaret

    Margaret

    ★★★★½

    Anna Paquin delivers a knockout performance. Lonergan is the American Kieslowski.

  • Wild at Heart

    Wild at Heart

    ★★★★★

    One of Lynch's best and his most underrated. It's so outrageous that it's hard to put into words.

  • Under the Shadow

    Under the Shadow

    ★★★★

    An Iranian spook-fest with an interesting backdrop.

  • Barton Fink

    Barton Fink

    ★★★★½

    Puzzling and peculiar, what can be said for basically any Coen Bros. film, is how I'd describe Barton Fink, yet, at that ending moment, you feel a wave crash upon you with a moment of clarity.

  • Midnight Special

    Midnight Special

    ★★★★½

    A wonderfully crafted sci-fi film by Jeff Nichols. It's got a stellar cast and stellar visuals.

  • Hell or High Water

    Hell or High Water

    ★★★★

    It's been done before but it still felt very fresh.

  • Bringing Out the Dead

    Bringing Out the Dead

    ★★★★

    A very solid Scorsese film with the signature Scorsese touches.

  • The Double Life of Veronique

    The Double Life of Veronique

    ★★★★½

    The Three Colors Trilogy and now this. Consider me a Kieslowski fan.

  • Train to Busan

    Train to Busan

    ★★★★½

    A zombie film that keeps its brain intact. It delivers pulse-pounding moments, a killer ending, and one of the best child performances that I've seen in a very long time.