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  • Quay

    Quay 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 09 Oct, 2015

    Emulating a bit of the brothers Quay's stream of consciousness, Christopher Nolan forsakes his usual controlled style to create a quirky and unconventional documentary that gives insight to the Quay's waking life.

  • Onibaba

    Onibaba 1964

    ★★★★½ Watched 04 Oct, 2015

    Part of the Hooptober challenge

    Early on in the film there is a somewhat humorous moment, albeit a particularly effect one; the detestable Hachi literally stares into the void and screams and the void screams back in wickedly naturalistic way.

    The cruel and poetic simplicity of Onibaba is executed in such a beautiful expressionistic manner that this black and white feature becomes even blacker. I mean to say that the darkness of the world is ever present in luscious inky…

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  • Stoker

    Stoker 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 Dec, 2013

    It seems that any other director would not be able to handle Stoker's subject matter without making it feel gratuitous. Chan-wook Park somehow manages to handle Stoker's deeply disturbing material, but makes it so beautiful. I had not expected to be as put-off by some of the material in this film, but because it is all handled with such grace I found it a lot easier to get over.

    There is a predator/prey motif apparent in Stoker that is very…

  • Rashomon

    Rashomon 1950

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Aug, 2012

    My life will be defined by pre-Rashomon and post-Rashomon.