Dennis has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★★ .

  • Revolution #9

    Revolution #9

    ★★★★

    This is a very disturbing film on many levels. The acting, especially from Michael Risley, is so good--I did not know what he was going to do next in every scene. The lighting bothered me at first, but I soon saw conscious particulars for it.
    Shelly had a difficult part and played it well. Again another side of her appeared with her bouncy attitude and blind loyalty to her fiancé.
    Another of her films set in New York City, the…

  • Yuni

    Yuni

    ★★★★

    I learned so much from this window into the culture of high school young women in present day Indonesia. The actress playing the lead was the key to my interest in this coming-of-age story. She conveyed to complexity of her dilemmas--the most important being to accept her marriage proposals or to go further into her interest in science and math after high school.
    Intimate and yet universal truths were portrayed sensitively amidst the rural/ city life in Indonesia.

  • Fucking Idiots

    Fucking Idiots

    ★★★★

    Beyond being fascinated with the background scenes of my home in Vancouver, this was such a weird film. Weird enough that I can't stop thinking about it eight months later.
    What pathetic people this film portrays! The truly are...