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  • I Am Love

    I Am Love

    ★★★★★

    A journey to our essence by way of the senses.
    Nature is good. Our nature is also good, and enough. Both are made of the same things and should be celebrated, preferably together, preferably using our hands, and our tongues, and our noses and our eyes and hearts and minds... There is balance between them, truth in them. One is a compass that leads to the other. And it's so beautiful too how tasting prawns in Italy can make you…

  • sex, lies, and videotape

    sex, lies, and videotape

    ★★★★★

    - You've had an effect on my life.

    A perfect film.

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  • Nights of Cabiria

    Nights of Cabiria

    ★★★★★

    A 2-hour long conversation with my heart, with my soul, my spirit, I don't know. There's no better way for me to describe Nights of Cabiria. Absolutely gut-wrenching, because it's exactly what anyone needs in life: the presence of heart to keep seeing beauty in things. Ma La Vita Continua...

    I don't think this film would even have been possible were it not for Fellini's and Giulietta Masina's love for each other. A teacher in film school once taught me…

  • Toni Erdmann

    Toni Erdmann

    ★★★★½

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

    I've been trying to get my mom and sis to sit down and watch this with me ever since it came out. This weekend we finally did it, because neither could take another minute of me talking about how much it had reminded me of my late dad - a very funny, incredibly loving (white-haired, german-speaking Swiss) man, and the missing piece in our lives.

    For this gift alone Toni Erdmann would rank high with me - I could feel…