Double_Dubs

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not great with this whole movie thing
using this now as my own journal, so spoilers and stuff

Favorite films

  • La Dolce Vita
  • Amarcord
  • Fanny and Alexander
  • Satantango

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  • Ninotchka

    ★★★

  • Greyhound

    ★★★½

  • Frances Ha

    ★★★★★

  • Eternals

    ★★½

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  • Ninotchka

    Ninotchka

    ★★★

    A woman who spends her entire life and personality for a cause apparently just needs some white American male dick-floundering, talk, and ego to let it all go in a night lol. The build-up of their romance felt awkward, Ninotchka came off more as a little bit mentally impaired through her performance as an initially brainwashed agent or whatever (was this supposed to be a stand-in for the quirkiness and awkwardness of good looking women in a romantic fantasy.) But…

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    ★★★½

    The final kills were... oddly anticlimactically directed, scored, and I guess edited too. Weird. Other than that, a tense and thrilling journey.

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  • Marty

    Marty

    ★★★★

    The hell is this. Experiencing Marty is to watch overly-talky old-school Hollywood screwball kitsch occasionally hijacked by Ingmar Bergman. It's Saturday Night Fever sans the dancing and music, with the existential torment cranked up to 11. A film portraying old Italian widows yapping about chicken in heavy accents shouldn't also feature a chubby Ernest Borgnine sharing depressing thoughts of suicide. A cast with wise-crackin' New Yorker youths in suits shouldn't also sport a female lead whose performance and demeanor are…

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★★

    Eyes Wide Shut is another severely misunderstood film by Kubrick, whose attention to detail and ability to enrich his film's content should be taken into consideration whenever watching his work. I haven't read the book that this film is based on, but, truth be told, any Kubrick fan would know that his films greatly deviate from their literary source. One of the late director's greatest strengths was taking a simple framework of a story and making it into his own,…