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  • Frank

    Frank 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 04 Nov, 2015

    Though I have a sneaking sense that I won't necessarily always perceive this film as being utterly fucking brilliant as the years go by, at this moment it's an absolutely unexpected revelation. Thanks in part to a surprisingly relevant (read: not entirely cringe-worthy) realization of social media engagement, this film feels as though it belongs more to this decade than any other indie film I've seen in the last five years. The quirky, eccentric nature of just about every aspect…

  • It Follows

    It Follows 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 03 Nov, 2015

    See, every once in awhile, films such as this graciously come along and remind me that I don't have to hate the entire horror film genre.

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  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive 2001

    ★★★★ Watched 10 Feb, 2014 12

    You know, this actually made sense to me. I was bracing for a fevered surrealist nightmare, but this felt much more like a coherent narrative than anything else.

    I found myself eerily reminded of Bergman's Persona more than once - was that just me? Not only a sense that the two lead women might just be the same person, but a similarly energetic claustrophobia that pulsates in the silences between them. There's sexual energy, but there's also sincere compassion and…

  • Dancer in the Dark

    Dancer in the Dark 2000

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 Feb, 2014 4

    I get it. I finally know what the hell Lars is doing.

    Okay. So firstly, this so-called conclusion to the "Golden Heart Trilogy" is basically the standard by which all polarizing films should be measured. It's just that divisive. I felt my star rating dropping from five to zero and back again, more times than I could count. Of course by this point the star rating is unnecessary and silly, and it's obvious that we have a winner. Lars von…