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  • The Passion of Joan of Arc 1928

    ★★★★★ Watched 22 Aug, 2014

    2014 Film Viewing Resolution #20

    I'm quite impressed that people kept making films after this was released, kind of ballsy if you ask me. Falconetti's performance was so damn good she didn't even appear in another film because they wouldn't let her. They didn't think it was fair to all the other actresses and actors. She is the first known case of someone being banned from film for being too damn good.

    Rudolph Mate. You sir...are unbelievable. This guy went…

  • You're Next 2011

    ★★★ Watched 21 Aug, 2014 2

    Why do you keep standing in front of the windows while talking? You saw what happened with the windows. Get away from the windows silly.

    I don't know why I watched this as I don't like slasher films or ordermurders but I could appreciate the film-making skill on display...even if they relied on the slow-motion a bit too much.

    I loved the sibling bickering in the midst of impending death as they continue to fight about who can run the…

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  • The Royal Tenenbaums 2001

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 18 Feb, 2013 8

    Often times certain films hold a special place in my heart, as I am sure the same can be said of almost everyone else. My memory of The Royal Tenenbaums involves a group of friends driving one hour (both ways) to Baltimore to catch it at the Charles Theater. At the time, that was the only way to see Wes Anderson’s newest film, since growing up in a small town in Pennsylvania, one did not have the opportunity to see…

  • Her 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 11 Jan, 2014 5

    Last year we get a Marcel Dzama reference and now...this year we get a nod to Cy Twombly. If Clyfford Still is next I'll lose my shit.

    This film works on two levels which makes it undeniably brilliant. It works on the base level as the quirkiest love story you've ever seen with a good amount of comedy thrown in for levity; but, it also works as an extremely philosophical film provoking ruminations about technology and relationships. I cannot help…