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  • Personal Velocity

    Personal Velocity

    ★★★½

    I want to get an underwater camera.

  • Climax

    Climax

    ★★★★½

    Noé takes us on a tour of Hieronymus Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights and its dance between heaven and hell.

  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★½

    On the big screen one of the most beautiful films of the year, who knows, perhaps because it's in black and white.

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    The Passion of Joan of Arc

    ★★★★★

    The Tournées French Film Festival - Boise State University

  • Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania

    Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania

    ★★★★★

    I woke this morning after having watched this film again last night to the sad news that Jonas Mekas has died. Goodbye Jonas Mekas, the world is smaller today than it was yesterday.

  • Smiles of a Summer Night

    Smiles of a Summer Night

    ★★★★

    Such a delightful beginning, opening night of the Ingmar Bergman retrospective exhibition that is Criterion's Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema.

  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    ★★★★★

    The best thing in cinema for 2017.

  • Columbus

    Columbus

    ★★★★½

    The static shots of buildings and interiors are an obvious homage to Ozu and sometimes bring Chantal Akerman to mind. The walking and talking conversations about weighty matters invoke Richard Linklater. Putting it all together, with the help of his remarkable young actress, I think Kogonada has come up with something special of his own.

  • Wonder Wheel

    Wonder Wheel

    ★★★★½

    One day in the distant future there will be a reevaluation of the late films of Woody Allen and everyone will then wonder why they were so unappreciated at the time.

  • Personal Shopper

    Personal Shopper

    ★★★★★

    Maureen (Kristen Stewart) enters the big old house where her brother, Lewis, lived before his recent death. She makes her way through the empty rooms and opens the glassed double doors leading to the terrace at the back of the house. Looking out over the grounds, she nervously lights a cigarette and stands at the railing lost in thought. Later that evening, startled by a banging noise, she looks about and seeing that she left the doors ajar looks outside…

  • Sleep Has Her House

    Sleep Has Her House

    ★★★★½

    Mysterious juxtapositions of primal energies dissipating to a stunned wonder.

  • Before Sunrise

    Before Sunrise

    ★★★★★

    This might just be the most beautiful thing ever.