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  • Heat


    courtship cinema
    exhausted cinema
    cinema of man

  • Captain EO

    Captain EO

    good on Rian Johnson for remaking this with the battle in Snoke’s throne room

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  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    Inside Llewyn Davis


    Llewyn Davis is a man of constant sorrow.

    The Brothers realize his world as washed out dreamscape, each person and place drained of life (other than the Gorfein's and their cat). And we are always where Llewyn and his sorrow dwell. I don't recall any shots of the cityscape of NY, nor many of Llewyn entering a space. The audience just ends up where he is, Llewyn himself as the setting. He consumes and ravages these spaces, and so a…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Leia floating through space coated in cosmic and, undoubtedly, human ash (a la Hiroshima Mon Amour) is one of the most forceful Images in this era of studio filmmaking.