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  • Vigil

    Vigil

    ★★★★½

    "Grandad? Grandad? I think I'm dieing Grandad." "Aren't we all?"

    Vigil is a film that I have never seen mentioned anywhere before. It sounded interesting so I bought it blind during the last Arrow sale. Boy am I glad I did.

    The first thing you need to know about this film is that it is utterly beautiful. Like Days of Heaven levels of beautiful. You can just get lost in its compositions with the sound off and still find plenty…

  • The Zero Boys

    The Zero Boys

    ★½

    I can hear the voice over for this movie's trailer "In a world where bras do not exist and nobody understands how to close a door...

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  • The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    The Killing of a Sacred Deer

    ★★★★½

    Yorgos Lanthimos is a sick, sick man and I love him for it.

  • The Tale of Zatoichi

    The Tale of Zatoichi

    ★★★★

    Letterboxd Season Challenge 2018-19
    Week 3: Non-Kurosawa Samurai Week

    Rival Yakuza gangs posturing against one another each with an ace (or pair of dice in this case) up their sleeve. The aces for each gang are highly skilled albeit flawed samurai. One is blind the other suffering from tuberculosis. Both men have the highest level of respect for one another and have no wishes to go to war.

    The tale may be somewhat cliched but it is done very well.…