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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★½ Rewatched 27 Jan, 2016

    Rewatched on blu-ray. Don't care much for the whole intro (and therefore the story in general) but still awed by the action sequences.

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me 1992

    ★★★ Watched 14 Jan, 2016

    Intriguing, atmospheric, abstract, impressionistic, dark, subversive with a tinge of David Lynch's demented humor. The script borders on the ridiculous but manages not to go over the edge. This film is experienced understood. Expect the unexpected as in most of Lynch's films. I particularly like the visuals. There is something very studied about the frame composition, color and set design of each shot that works beautifully with the action, music and dialogue. This is a very well conceived film in its totality.

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin 2014

    ★★★★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

    The Great Beauty 2013

    ★½ Watched 27 Sep, 2014 5

    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.