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  • Eraserhead
  • Stalker
  • Touki Bouki
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie

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  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    ★★★★

  • Junior

    ★★★

  • Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor

    ★★★

  • Olla

    ★★★★

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  • Junior

    Junior

    ★★★

    So much more precise than Titane, possibly due to the short format.

  • Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor

    Popeye the Sailor Meets Sindbad the Sailor

    ★★★

    Breakthrough animation brought to life by an equally brilliant jazz score. V silly and charming, for the most part, with some great visual comedy. 

    Pop eye as proto anti smoking campaign? Guy is constantly with pipe and sounds like he’s speaking through a voice box…

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  • Sunset Boulevard

    Sunset Boulevard

    ★★★★★

    “If a man who thinks he is a king is mad, a king who thinks he is a king is no less so” - Lacan

    The basic point here is that, regardless of whether one is a king who believes himself to be a king or a lunatic who believes himself to be a king, the subjects identification at the level of the imaginary-symbolic reality is fictional, a fiction that nonetheless structures the individuals being. This process of subjectifying identification…

  • Only God Forgives

    Only God Forgives

    ½

    This is surely one of the worst films ever made. For me, it catapults Ryan Gosling into that space of hatred I have reserved for Ryan Reynolds.