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  • Far from the Madding Crowd

    Far from the Madding Crowd 2015

    ★★★½ Rewatched 30 Apr, 2015

    Bathesheba says "It's my intention to astonish you all". You do Ms.Mulligan. Always.

  • Dior and I

    Dior and I 2014

    Watched 12 Apr, 2015

    Plain corporate advertising. Since Raf Simmons has destroyed Dior's beauty, this is a hagiographic defense of his reign. Still watchable though because duh couture and glamour.

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  • Her

    Her 2013

    ★★★★ Added

    Spike Jonze's Her is unique. It is unlike any other movie I've seen this year - or any year for that matter. It is aesthetically beautiful, succeeding in building a complete "new" world. Architecture, clothes and above all how people communicate with each other. And it doesn't feel the need to fill you in on this world with tiring exposition. The viewer just discovers it as the movie goes along.

    Set in Los Angeles sometime in the near future, it…

  • Two Days, One Night

    Two Days, One Night 2014

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 03 Jan, 2015

    This is my second viewing. I think Cotillard's performance will be as influential as Brando's Stanley. The naturalness she brings and the disappearing act she performs are unprecedented. The critics got it right and actors will be studying and imitating her for years.