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  • The Tiger: An Old Hunter's Tale

    The Tiger: An Old Hunter's Tale

    ★★★★

    A great tale of symmetries, tigers, spiritual knighthood, ignominious characters and a few honorable creatures in a deadly embrace of blades. I'm convinced this would have been J.L Borges' favorite movie.

  • Song to Song

    Song to Song

    ★★★

    As a fan of Terrence Malick it pains me to say it, but this is the weak sauce. Seems completely unnecessary after Knight of Cups and lacks the depth and spiritual dimension of major efforts such as Tree of Life.

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  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★½

    From the department of unpopular opinions...

    It's amazing. Not the movie, which is good, but the universal praise it has gathered.

    The 12 years/same cast approach (note that I don't say gimmick, I think it's legitimate) that drove most people into the theater has taken the back seat to an even more rare phenomenon: universal praise. After all, the n years/1 cast approach has been done before. However neither the Antoine Doiniel series nor "56 and up" did 100% in…

  • Gravity

    Gravity

    How can anything this technically accomplished be so tragically weak?