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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Romeo + Juliet

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  • Alien

    ★★★★★

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★½

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    ★★★★★

  • Paths of Glory

    ★★★★★

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  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    Hiroshima Mon Amour

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    'My life that goes on. Your death that goes on.'

    Never before has a film had such a potent, emotional impact on me. I can only attempt to articulate my thoughts on this beautiful film.

    Hiroshima is love. As Elle recounts, saying ‘this city was tailor-made for love’, the entire city is love's equilibrium, a breeding ground for romance amidst the pieces of destruction. Hiroshima Mon Amour in no way attempts to downplay the tragedies that took place in the…

  • Blue Velvet

    Blue Velvet

    ★★★★★

    -mild spoilers-

    I think that Blue Velvet is, if one exists, a perfect movie. It’s so rich with motifs and recurring symbols, that half of the narrative is actually solved by the viewer, taking every piece of the puzzle and slowly, carefully putting them together. It begins and ends with a cut of an almost picturesque suburbia, boasting the iconic shot of the roses against the skyline, with just a little too much emphasis on the roses themselves for the…

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    this is how it feel when you don’t take your adhd meds. really lovely movie.

  • Paths of Glory

    Paths of Glory

    ★★★★★

    "There are few things more fundamentally encouraging and stimulating than seeing someone else die."

    - a few brief spoilers -

    Paths of Glory utilises a mere snapshot of war to highlight how any 'person of honour' can be reduced to nothing but a snivelling sycophant when given the right morally pale incentive. The only standout to this seems to be Colonel Dax, a man of both hierarchal power and genuine integrity, with integrity so genuine that even this is confused…

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