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  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • A Serious Man
  • Another Year
  • The Third Man

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Popular reviews

  • Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

    Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam


    I can imagine a conversation with myself from five years ago...

    Past Me: So what did you watch last night?

    Present Me: Oh I saw Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.

    Past Me: Wow really? Terrible wasn't it.

    Present Me: Not really, I quite liked it

    Past Me: Why? It's melodramatic, completely over the top, and overly sentimental.

    Present Me: Yes, yes it is.

    Past Me: And you still liked it?

    Present Me: Yes, yes I did.

  • Marriage Story

    Marriage Story


    My mother is crying and talking to me about how hard relationships are. She’s been processing out loud the challenges of marriage and motherhood. She does this every time we watch an emotional movie but I’m never fully prepared for it. None of the three of us is sleepy even though it’s quite late. My father is making us all Camomile tea.

    People have often asked me why I still watch almost every movie with my parents... It’s for this…