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  • Michel Over There

    Michel Over There

    ★★★★★

    i feel deep connections and disconnections with the homeland. the later probably way deeper. in spite of affection and need for it. and its/your people, become dark cloaked shadows walking behind you, as you step deeper unto it, your whole skin plunge deep into its earth, you try to become one with it, but it's in vain cause you're already a stranger, so you scatter yourself apart, so that your parts make a whole of the earth, but you don't…

  • Return of an Adventurer

    Return of an Adventurer

    ★★★★½

    the cinematography in this is impeccable.
    using tropes of american genre cinema as meta-textual criticism of the glorification of the cowboy figure, that became not a symbol of colonial power, but of brutal macho entertainment. therefor, it's interesting that the filmmaking manages to avoid (most) american visual and narrative conventions. very enjoyable to watch.

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  • Landscape (for Manon)

    Landscape (for Manon)

    ★★★★½

    somehow i wish this won’t get restored. i wanna gaze into the chasmic child’s dream without the pretence that the subconscious image could be crystal clear. tawny rotten oil over cathodic-ray.

  • Mysteries of Lisbon

    Mysteries of Lisbon

    ★★★★

    TV version

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  • The Moon

    The Moon

    it's strange to watch a film that looks impossible to make

  • Dinotasia

    Dinotasia

    ★★★★★

    a poetic, existential globe & decades-spanning epic revenge fantasy, arrestingly beautiful hallucinogenic family drama, unflinching and raw character study with a cast of beautifully rendered dinosaurs and a narration so beautiful that it sounds like the first words to have ever been spoken on earth.