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  • How Do I Love You?
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  • The Beatles: Get Back

    ★★★½

  • Spencer

    ★★½

  • The Last Duel

    ★★★½

  • Malcolm & Marie

    ★★★★

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  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back

    ★★★½

    “That a man must break his back / To earn his day of leisure”
    — an excerpt from the lyrics of The BeatlesGirl.

  • The Last Duel

    The Last Duel

    ★★★½

    Perhaps, this is Ridley Scott’s best film in about a decade. Apparently, this Rashomon-like tale more follows the trail of Scott’s directorial debut, The Duellists, than his more famous historical sagas like Gladiator or Kingdom of Heaven. That even if it means it is less epic in scale and emotions, it’s still, fortunately, dense enough in its aesthetic and dramatic situations — and yes, let’s face it, after George R. R. Martin every epic tale appears to have a happy…

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  • I Was at Home, But...

    I Was at Home, But...

    ★★★★

    Think about one of those Ingmar Bergman's hysterical female characters as if caught in an Ozu-ian family comedy-drama, directed by Straub and Huillet occasionally paying an homage to Bresson! Then, you may get a quick glimpse of what Schanelec is doing with I Was at Home, But... in her very own non-conformist refined style.

  • Malmkrog

    Malmkrog

    ★★★★½

    This is not just one of the best films of the year but already one of the best of the new decade. A pure work on rhetorics of mise-en-scène, and rhetorical mise-en-scène.