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Favorite films

  • Cafe Noir
  • The Brown Bunny
  • Cosmos
  • The Lords of Salem

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  • Black Snow

    ★★★★★

  • Back from the Front

  • Healthy, Wealthy and Dumb

    ★★★

  • Petrified Kusanagi

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★

    The ending felt a little saccharine as it undercut its satire and I suppose the snatching victory from the jaws of defeat mirrors the protagonist's quasi-resurrection to show the need to embrace change in life but it does feel a little silly. Tupaki's suicide is a good stand-in for anti-natalism but her philosophy is criminally underdeveloped. She simply reiterates that everything is a chance occurrence that is utterly meaningless. This is only depressing if one is arrogant. Why should the…

  • Gorgeous Vortex

    Gorgeous Vortex

    Finally, a corpse can be a symbol rather than a plot event!

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  • The Lords of Salem

    The Lords of Salem

    Is there a difference between magic that operates on a higher plane and mass religious psychosis? This movie says NO!!!! And I agree. Rituals solidified through tradition may not affect "reality" but instead a higher psychological realm.

  • Why Beauty Matters

    Why Beauty Matters

    "I suppose the analysis at the heart of the film comes from a politically conservative approach to art that I genuinely don't agree with - it's critique of contemporary art argues that it perverts aspects of life and doesn't redeem suffering or whatever which I think is untrue but also not necessarily all art should do. I agree with Scruton's more romantic ideas like appreciating nature as a thing itself rather than a backdrop to symbolic or religious stuff but…