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  • 20th Century Women

    20th Century Women


    I'm glad I get to watch this as a teenager, as someone becoming an adult.

  • Vive L'Amour

    Vive L'Amour


    Alright, four for four with Tsai Ming-liang. His films are soaked in silence and yet I find myself completely engaged everytine. I'm impressed. 👌

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  • Paterson



    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,…

  • Elevator to the Gallows

    Elevator to the Gallows


    For me, music has led the way when it comes to film. Music helped me along with Jarmusch and Anderson, in fact I had the Rushmore soundtrack when I was little, long before I saw the film. And I initially watched Ingmar Bergman's Wild Strawberries because I had mistaken the title for a Franz Ferdinand song. Now, a few years ago, intrigued by the Miles Davis soundtrack, I decided to give Elevator to the Gallows a shot. Thank god. I…