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  • Landscape in the Mist
  • Shame
  • Children of Paradise
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

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  • Lilya 4-ever

  • Autumn Sonata

    ★★★★½

  • Time of the Wolf

    ★★★

  • The Cranes Are Flying

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  • Landscape in the Mist

    Landscape in the Mist

    ★★★★★

    Landscape in the Mist (1988)
    Dir. Theo Angelopoulos


    What makes a film someone's favorite? Do the years of history behind a film you have with it matter? Does it matter when, or with whom you saw it, how it resonated with you personally or what it's done for/to you and made you feel in whatever way since? Does it just need to have a mood, characters and a story that you can easily slip back into while always finding it…

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★

    It's everything a sequel should be, not perfect but it does at least take a step forward and avoid having the same flaws as its 2011 predocessor. Matt Reeves does a great job as director, right from the start introducing you to a scarily believable world, where apes reign and humans cower, scared, desperate and cut off ten years after a worldwide pandemic. It's realistic and intelligent but not too gloomy or boring to watch. And you can take it…

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  • All Too Well: The Short Film

    All Too Well: The Short Film

    ½

    If the biggest thing a globally famous 30 year old woman's got to complain about is how some guy she was dating like 10 years ago for 3 months dropped her arm or some shit while he was talking with friends and then saw sense and broke up with her when she kicked up a fuss about it she is one lucky mf.

    I'm not even remotely close to putting into words just how vain, childish, insincere and pathetic this thing felt. And very one-sided. So someone hurt your feelings. Boo hoo. It happens to us all. Most of us just move on though.

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★★

    One star for every twenty times California Dreamin' is heard.