Favorite films

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • Stalker
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • Apocalypse Now

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  • Memento

    ★★★★

  • Jack and Jill

  • Jurassic Park

    ★★★★

  • Dead Ringers

    ★★★★

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  • The Cranes Are Flying

    The Cranes Are Flying

    ★★★

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

    A beautiful looking movie, but the characters make far too many irrational decisions for me to feel a large amount of sympathy for them. Boris volunteers for the army, so why should I feel like there is any sort of injustice when he dies? He knew the risks of war, his father told him right beforehand that some may die and Boris chose to not listen. Veronika had plenty of time to see Boris before he went to war, she…

  • Le Cercle Rouge

    Le Cercle Rouge

    ★★★★★

    While this movie doesn’t really resonate with me on a personal level, this is objectively one of the most perfect films I’ve ever seen. It’s dialogue is only used when needed, is the exact perfect length, uses so many interesting visuals to convey what the audience should remember, and is so subtle and suspenseful. The entire heist sequence alone is 30 minutes and contains exactly one line of dialogue only because there is no other way that piece of information…

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  • Oldboy

    Oldboy

    ★★★★

    That hallway fight though

  • Black Swan

    Black Swan

    ★★★

    I promised myself that I would not compare this movie to Perfect Blue. And yet... this movie was decent, but Perfect Blue just left so much deeper of an impression on me. Aronofsky really seemed to be on the verge of something with this movie, but his adherence and insistence to be in line with another source material to a staggering degree just felt very wrong to me.