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  • The Long Day Closes

    The Long Day Closes 1992

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 May, 2016

    I don't know if this is a temporary condition that will improve as I get older or if my generation has been permanently brain-damaged by late capitalism and the internet or what, but man, do I wish my memory worked more like memory works in this film and less like it does in my avatar's namesake. A gently impressionistic collection of slow dissolves and stately long takes instead of a sweaty delirium of hyperactive, fragmentary cuts. Tactile and warm instead…

  • The Purple Rose of Cairo

    The Purple Rose of Cairo 1985

    ★★★★ Watched 24 May, 2016

    This is the only film I've ever seen with a fake old movie that actually looks, sounds and feels like a real old movie.

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    Snowpiercer 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Jun, 2014

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    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.