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  • Amanda Knox

    Amanda Knox 2016

    ★★½ Added

    Fascinating material but not a good doc. Probably needed to be at least twice as long to flesh everything out. Instead, it raises a lot of evidence that never gets addressed later on, and makes some pretty half-assed nods toward contextual factors e.g. Catholicism and "The Media."

  • No

    No 2012

    ★★★★ Added

    Maybe the best '80s period piece to date.

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  • Victoria

    Victoria 2015

    ★★★ Added

    Great stunt, decent film. Ironically, VICTORIA is at its best when flouting the hyper-immediate realism that its single take brings (viz. sequences where Frahm's score drowns out diegetic sound, the opening scene). Also, goes about 30 minutes too long, foregoing the chance to end on a high note. Fun, exhausting.

  • The Strange Little Cat

    The Strange Little Cat 2013

    ★★★★½ Added

    Stunning and endlessly rewarding even if this were only a formal exercise, but this builds to leave a rather intangible, devestating impression. The film captures the transience of individual moments with heartbreaking sincerity. The mother is upset that her youngest daughter's early scribblings were thrown away until she is reminded that her other children's mementoes are now sitting in a box in the basement. All is ephemeral.