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  • Meet Me in St. Louis 1944

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 17 Dec, 2014 2

    Saw it at the cinema. The air was electrifying. People walked out on a could. One of my all time favorite musical. A perfection in every way. Shame on you if you have not seen it! :)

  • Rosenstrasse 2003

    ★★★★ Watched 12 Dec, 2014

    I liked that this film did not focus on the horrors of the holocaust (even though it does address it) but rather on the gray shades of history. The often overlooked and untold story of kind Germans who either were married to Jews or just wanted to help. The film also shows the fear of those in power of doing anything against the system. Not everyone was evil, some where just afraid while others dared to speak out and fight…

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  • 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…

  • 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…