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  • Enter the Void 2009

    ★★★★ Added

    This film actually made me believe that I was experiencing the same thing as the characters. Actually I think I even forgot that I was watching characters in a fictional movie. This, along with films like "Gummo" and "Eraserhead", have managed to suck me into their worlds like not other.

  • Prisoners 2013

    ★★★ Watched 25 Oct, 2014

    Reminds me of Fincher's "Seven". Perhaps the atmosphere of dread and the mystery/suspense... I found the Franklin couple's involvement with Keller's obsession regarding Alex a little unbelievable and this drew me out of the story till the end. Maybe it was the script, direction, acting or a combination of these. The first half of the film is excellent in every way though. The ending is interesting.

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  • Under the Skin 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 01 Jul, 2014

    Almost experimental. Great soundtrack. Moody as hell. Tracking shots like those of Birth. Reminds me of Roeg's "The Man Who Fell to Earth" in that the film is experienced through the eyes of the alien. Not much is explained. I like the mystery.

  • The Great Beauty 2013

    ★½ Watched 27 Sep, 2014

    This is one film that did not appeal to me in the least. I was not even particularly impressed by the cinematography. I won't criticize this one because my feelings about it are obviously biased.