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  • Synecdoche, New York
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Caché
  • The Remains of the Day

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  • Dear Evan Hansen

  • The Power of the Dog

    ★★★★

  • New York, New York

    ★★★★

  • Taste of Cherry

    ★★★★½

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  • Dear Evan Hansen

    Dear Evan Hansen

    todd solondz could have whipped up a masterpiece if he had this script in his hands

  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    ★★★★

    In a genre often laden with rootin-tootin, grimy men, adorned in leather accessories, with their commonly associated fierceness and machismo displayed through acts of aggression, The Power Of The Dog brings all of that under examination, skillfully dissecting the ideals of masculinity in a world that doesn't have room for men to show otherwise. It's a brazen take on the Western and one that elegantly subverts expectations for an intelligent, enthralling piece of cinema

    Jane Campion's deconstruction of the genre…

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  • Come and See

    Come and See

    ★★★★★

    A village elder warning children to not dig up the earth.

    An FW 189 fighter, ominously watching over the Belorussian fields.

    A boy and girl frolicking in the rain amongst towering trees.

    The severed foot of a soldier blown off by a mine.

    The twitching eyeball of a slaughtered cow.

    Bullets whizzing over a barren field, red-hot and relentless, mowing anything in it's path.

    Burning buildings

    Screaming men, women, children

    Soldiers
    Blood.
    Mud.
    Gasoline.
    Corpses.

    The face of a boy…

  • Distant

    Distant

    ★★★★½

    Uzak is about distance.

    The distance between rich and poor

    The distance between the literate and the illiterate

    The distance between the ones in the city and the ones in the village.

    The distance between thought and words.

    The distance between past and present.

    It's a distance that keeps us prisoner in our solitary shell.

    A distance we can either learn from or suffer in silence

    A haunting, unhurried exploration of loneliness, sadness and disconnect, Nuri Bilge Ceylan's paralysingly beautiful…