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  • The Room

    The Room

    To see the full post with a pretty picture of Kant click here:
    kinoxikon.wordpress.com/the-room

    By now, writing something about The Room has turned into the equivalent of reading a joke t-shirt again and again and again and again and again out loud – but that's just what eventually happens with stuff like this. My favorite theory, one that M. already expressed when we watched The Room for the first time some years ago, is the one that says The Room

  • The Disaster Artist

    The Disaster Artist

    Full post with all the pretty pictures:
    kinoxikon.wordpress.com/the-disaster-artist

    I know, in my last post I wrote that I don't care about biopics, yet here I am, writing about The Disaster Artist. The anomaly that is The Room and the story of its making promised to make for at least an entertaining viewing. And it's a film about filmmaking as well, a topic I'm very interested in. It came as a Double Feature screening with The Room playing afterwards. I wondered…

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  • Her

    Her

    If this was titled Him and you had Theodora wearing Groucho glasses for two hours, do you think you’d still argue that this film tells something about HUMANS or would you have called it a chick flick and never considered watching it because that chick wasn’t even hot?

    (This is a rhetorical question. I wish people would stop proclaiming that films like this say something about HUMANS, because then it’d be easier to take such films a little bit lighter.…

  • American Honey

    American Honey

    ★★★

    “An infant, plunging its hands into a jar of honey, is instantly involved in contemplating the formal properties of solids and liquids and the essential relations between the subjective experiencing self and the experienced world. The viscous is a state half-way between solid and liquid. It is like a cross section in a process of change. It is unstable, but it does not flow. It is soft, yielding and compressible. Its stickiness is a trap, it clings like a leech;…