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  • Car Wash 1976

    ★★★½ Watched 20 Apr, 2014

    An Altman-esque comedy.

  • New York, New York 1977

    ★★★★ Rewatched 19 Apr, 2014

    I had only seen this film once before and thought it was just OK way back in the "olden days". Thankfully I gave it another chance. I don't know if it is because I know the musical genre better today or because I knew what kind of film this was or because I'm older, but this time around I really liked the film. This is Martin's love letter to musicals but at the same time his way of modernising it.…

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  • The Turin Horse 2011

    ★★★★★ Watched 24 Mar, 2013 3

    Béla Tarr is a hit and miss with me. This is, IMO, his best film. Simplicity becomes him! We have everything from a Béla Tarr film here, the wind, things blowing all over the place, long takes, beautiful black and white cinematography, dirty people, even dirtier animals, repetition of things, filmed from a different view, hopelessness and a dystopian world. Here Tarr's style works perfectly for the story.

    There are going to be SPOILERS from here on!!!

    What we have…

  • The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover 1989

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 08 Oct, 2013 11

    I just saw The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover again or as I would call it, The Church, The Devil, Mankind and Jesus Christ.

    There are probably many ways to look at and read The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover but one of the most obvious one has to be a religious interpretation.

    Through out the film a young boy with blond hair, who looks like a Cherub, sings verses from Psalm 51, where sins are…