Favorite films

  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Nymphomaniac: Vol. II
  • A Separation

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  • A Royal Night Out

    ★★

  • Under the Silver Lake

    ★★

  • Phenomena

    ★★

  • Moonlight

    ★★★½

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  • A Royal Night Out

    A Royal Night Out

    Yes, this is quite what you would expect looking at this poster.

    No, I don't mind it that much.

  • Under the Silver Lake

    Under the Silver Lake

    ★★

    Don't really know what to think of it. I've always said that taking a risk and making something interesting with different elements than what we are used to is better than taking no risk at all but... while I'm glad the risk was taken, I'm not sure that it pays off here.

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  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

    ½

    This is a classic case of cry me a river story that uses fake-deep dialogues and representative metaphors to seem smart, while at the same time hammering on the emotional manipulation (which here, at least I thought, obviously doesn't work because the backbone of the story and characters itself is very weak - and I cannot feel anything other than rage when I see gaslighting, abuse and manipulation shown). The cinematography isn't that great either. I feel as gaslit as Jane was.

  • Possession

    Possession

    ½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    If this movie is near and dear to your heart, skip this review.

    I am serious, I'm not here to piss off 'Possession' fanatics, just to rant.



    Are people conspiring against me for some reason? 4.1 on letterboxd - in what world? Did we watch the same movie?

    So, let's start at the beginning. AMAZING intro. Probably top 10 intros ever. Music gives us suspense, camera gives us dynamic motion suggesting what's to come. And then it seems Zulawski chose…