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  • Friday Night

    Friday Night


    the world isn't necessarily ending in Vendredi soir but there's an apocalyptic feel throughout it that makes it seem like it's everyone's last night on earth. movies about apocalypses are often about scaling up and making the scale large and widening it as much as possible. in Vendredi soir the end of the world feels contained to just Paris. and not even Paris, but rather several blocks in Paris. of course the world isn't even ending, the city just happens…

  • Daisy Kenyon

    Daisy Kenyon


    hot damn

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  • Blackhat



    In many ways Michael Mann might be the most romantic American filmmaker alive right now. He’s such a romantic at heart I have a hard time categorizing his movies as anything but romances. I don’t just mean romantic in the sense that people fall in love in his movies. I mean romantic in the sense that there is a deep passion in everything he shows. He films cities like lifelong residents would if they had a tourists’ enthusiasm. He films…

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre


    I think a lot of about images in film that really affect you physically in different ways. Texas Chainsaw Massacre has plenty of things that work for it, but its ability to both make you feel extremely sweaty and hot and put you in the shoes of Sally really stand out.

    The first time I watched this movie was in the middle of a cold storm and all I could think about was hot and sweaty I felt. Other than…