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  • Before Sunrise 1995

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 17 Aug, 2014

    there were beautiful people and european cities and their nights stretched onwards into seemingly infinity like a floodlight pointed at the night sky and there were bum poets like bukowski on his bench and philanthropist wine sellers with romance on the mind and the man and the woman they were a fairytale if you ever did see one. he had slicked back hair and she spoke three languages and they talked a lot because he had an admittedly insane idea…

  • Eraserhead 1977

    ★★★★ Rewatched 12 Aug, 2014 1

    During the "television is better than film" stage of my life i hated this film, i'd tell anyone who'd listen that i'd be deep in the cold cold ground before recognizing david lynch. i'd sign petitions and attend protest rallies that promoted people's free will to dislike david lynch's nonsensical ramblings.


    And you can't really sell "david lynch" to a person using normal human words. in some universes where films are outright illegal and have to be purchased on tape…

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  • To the Wonder 2012

    ★★★★★ Watched 09 Mar, 2013 86

    Fifteen people crammed into my local cinema this Friday in what turned out to be the largest assortment of fans ever brought together for a Malick premiere in my city. I can say with starry eyed clarity that this is likely the best cinema experience I've ever had — though it's my only Malick-in-cinema venture so it's got the high ground advantage. This will be my first attempt at putting words onto paper about a Terrence Malick film and it's…

  • Lost in Translation 2003

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Apr, 2013 13

    I always manage to get incredibly anxious and wary over the prospect of rewatching the films that I love like children who went off to war. To the point where my favorite films intimidate me, they scare me. Because if I saw such a clear reflection of myself in them at one point in my life what if when I look back into them I can't see my reflection anymore? What if I changed and didn't notice? What if the…