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  • Pulp Fiction

    Pulp Fiction

    ★★★★

    Alas, after a third watching, but most importantly being engaged with the history of films Tarantino obviously references has in my opinion devalued this film a bit of its wit.
    Not that this is a bad film, far from it. It still remains Tarantino magnum opus (until a rewatch of Jackie Brown possibly changing this), but this didn't play like the great film it once did when I was just getting to film.
    Which is what Tarantino has been for…

  • Depressive Cop

    Depressive Cop

    ★½

    Yeah... No. Lost of the playfulness of Y a-t-il une vierge encore vivante, while increasing the allusions to Trier's Europa I felt in that film, but to such heightened degrees. Also felt like Bio-Cop, but not as funny. Dissapointing.

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  • Casino

    Casino

    ★★★★½

    Martin Scorsese: Ranked

    I don't know anymore if my love for gangster/mob films is because I grew up on Scorsese, or I love Scorsese because I love gangster films.

    I think its the combination of them both.
    Casino is often regarded as too similar to "GoodFellas" , which is the equivalent of saying Star Wars is too similar to The Hidden Fortress.

    I love GoodFellas. It is a masterpiece that has Scorsese at top form written all over it.
    But…

  • Ran

    Ran

    ★★★★★

    I find it the hardest to rate the 5 star films, especially when they are epics.

    It is much easier to rate films like Raging Bull simply because while there are a lot to praise, mostly the praise falls on the director, camera and acting.

    In films like Once Upon a Time in America and now Ran, the film has so much, especially when they are 2 1/2 hours or longer.

    Its a little funy that while so many of…