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  • Endless Poetry

    Endless Poetry


    Feared this would be a continuing disappointment like Dance of Reality was. It isn't. Chuck to a bigger budget, better script and Jodorowsky having dusted his rust away after said film. Still feels a tad overlong, but hopefully Jodorowsky gets to make the next part, which might end up being my favorite (Andre Breton, Fernando Arrabal, Roland Topor!)

  • Come and See

    Come and See


    35mm. Quite possibly one of the greatest films ever made.
    I still need to make sense of the film's disorienting use of the into the camera ECU, but this is the sort of audiovisual masterpiece that every war film should aspire to. Scratch that, every film bar none.

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  • Casino



    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.

  • 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…