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  • Weekend 1967

    ★★★ Watched 01 Dec, 2012 1

    The December Project: #1

    Three cars piled up, one of them burning, people injured or dead, and a woman crying: "My Hermes handbag."

    This was my first dip into the revolutionary waters of French Nouvelle Vague and my first Godard film. WEEK END is a film that is very critical towards society. People caring only for themselves, forcefully taking what is not theirs.

    2 scenes stuck out to me. First was the long take discussion of a sexual encounter which…

  • The Act of Killing 2012

    ★★★★ Watched 08 Dec, 2013

    The December Challenge 2: #18

    When reviewing films like THE ACT OF KILLING, I wish I good write better. The movie begins with a well-picked quote from Voltaire that says killing is not allowed and punished, unless the killers are warriors and kill in the thousands. Winners of war have the power to distort the truth and say what they want. The Indonesian government celebrates these killers. And they say that god hates communists (which reminds me of a Bob…