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  • Mirror

    Mirror

    ★★★★

    "A poet must stir souls, not nurture idolaters." 


    Well, I've finished all of Tarkovsky's features. This one was the most confusing. But it was also strangely engaging, maybe because of how confusing and non-linear it was. I took a lot of notes and they make no sense.

  • The Godfather: Part II

    The Godfather: Part II

    ★★★★½

    Here's my hot take: The Godfather films are the Ozus of the gangster pic.


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    But seriously, the love and turmoil of the family is why these movies are so great.

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  • Paterson

    Paterson

    ★★★★½

    My grandma is visiting for my birthday and I wanted to watch this with her. Towards the end she commented that the city seems to reflect his mood, and that he seems to be a personification of the city. I love that she saw that, and it is very much on purpose. The film was inspired by William Carlos Williams' poem, Paterson, in which he imagines the city as a man.

    I've been reading a lot of poetry this year,…

  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★★★★

    So blue