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  • If....

    If.... 1968

    ★★★★ Watched 20 Jun, 2015

    As is the case in all-time personal favorite The 400 Blows, healthy chunks of this film are ripped wholesale from Jean Vigo's 1933 short "Zero for Conduct." In fact, If.... is often considered a remake of Vigo's film as they share the same basic plot structure. But the earlier film's anarchic sensibilities are mostly playful in nature, a pure celebration of youthful rebellion in the face of repressive authority. Anderson's take on this material is far grimmer and angrier, a…

  • Stalker

    Stalker 1979

    ★★★★ Watched 21 May, 2015

    Like The Wizard of Oz but with existential dread instead of flying monkeys. Still not sure which is more terrifying.

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  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Jun, 2014

    How can I type this review if I have two good arms?

  • Birdman

    Birdman 2014

    Watched 21 Feb, 2015

    You'll believe a man can whine.