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  • Opening Night

    Opening Night

    ★★★★★

    190/200

    the crumbling of your sanity will most likely be an entertainment for someone. It's not fair but that's the kind of world we live in... A mammoth work of art, obviously. One of the most influential and bold films of the 70s and that in itself should tell you its significance. Also, Cassavetes' best and more or less the film that encompasses his entire filmography and what he stood for. That is; his deterred testament and will as a…

  • The Other Side of the Wind

    The Other Side of the Wind

    ★★★★½

    179/200

    Welles saying hi from the grave

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  • Heat

    Heat

    ★★★★★

    184/200

    The jolting and somewhat terrifying hyper-violent realistic sound design of Heat drums in my ears like music yet it reminds me of the complicated adrenaline filled world our characters live in. It’s a brutal tale of cat and mouse chase. Every character feels alive primarily because he or she has his own arc that contributes to the narrative of the film as a whole. It took me some time to get here though. To truly understand and see thoroughly…

  • Certified Copy

    Certified Copy

    ★★★★½

    170/200

    You think with time, you've become wiser and more mature as a filmgoer and then you revisit Kiarostami's work and realize how he's still so philosophically rich and way fucking ahead of you at every single step. What an extraordinary narrative structure and immaculate framing mechanism... His ability to be cinematic yet remain completely grounded at the same time is a thing to behold here. There's something unique as how Kiarostami understood and saw life that consistently draws me…