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  • Strike



    Eisenstein always makes revolution look so much fun and full of energy, until the parts when it's crushed like a bug. But still, the fun parts!

  • Rope



    What a fucking weird film. Strangely watchable, despite there being absolutely no reason for this to be purportedly one shot, a premise that disentangles itself towards the end, and a surprisingly catty atmosphere. Just weird, all around.

Popular reviews

  • Manila in the Claws of Light

    Manila in the Claws of Light


    Further evidence of 1975 being the best year ever. Despite watching this on YouTube from a source that I can only assume was a bad VHS copy with English subtitles, the electricity of life surges off the screen.

    If this were set in the UK in the same time period and with mostly the same plot, there's a large chance I would hate the kitchen sink melodrama of everything. But those are my biases talking. The Filipino setting takes me…

  • À nos amours

    À nos amours


    Boy, that Sandrine Bonnaire looks exactly like a cross between Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander. Eerie!