Bea

My life in films.
WW2 period films. 1960s cinema. Documentaries of all sorts. Krzysztof Kieślowski enthusiast.

Favorite films

  • Harakiri
  • Come and See
  • 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days
  • The Work

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  • Strangers on a Train

    ★★★½

  • Filmworker

    ★★★½

  • The Blair Witch Project

    ★★★½

  • The Virtues

    ★★★★½

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  • The Night Of

    The Night Of

    ★★★★½

    The execution of this TV series—from the acting, all down to the writing and cinematography—is one that’s incontestable. I had apprehensions at first to delve into another crime-mystery TV series after finishing off Unbelievable in which I thought set the bar high for my next watches, but I’m glad to have myself let loose and explore this HBO miniseries afterwards. The Night Of is genuinely one of the best shows that perfectly balances crime mystery and social commentary. While we journey…

  • Sharp Objects

    Sharp Objects

    ★★★½

    Gillian Flynn’s novel-turned-series didn’t fall short in captivating an audience down for mystery-solving. On the get go, Camille Preaker was introduced: a writer and journalist tasked to investigate the murder of two teenage victims in her hometown, Wind Gap. As we slowly immerse in this small, stark, and unsettling rural, we get to unravel the psychological traumas induced to Camille by this very town once called her home. Her scars—literally and figuratively—spoke to us in ways we could understand. The…

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  • Catch Me If You Can

    Catch Me If You Can

    ★★★★

    Frank Abagnale Jr. at ages 16-21:
    •becomes a pilot,
    •becomes a doctor,
    •passes the Louisiana board exam by studying in just 2 weeks
    •becomes a legal prosecutor
    •forges a Harvard Medical School transcript
    •forged checks of over $2 million,
    •gets hired by the FBI

    Me at 19 years old:
    • randomly slaps my belly fat roll
    • laughs at stupid memes on the internet

    And I rest my case!
    ps: i'm definitely not insinuating that committing a federal crime is…

  • The Big Shave

    The Big Shave

    ★★★★

    Yo, how the hell did Scorsese transform something so mundane into something so visually stimulating?! I was oddly satisfied and engrossed by this.