Favorite films

  • Days of Being Wild
  • Suspiria
  • Lost in Translation
  • The Story of Adele H.

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  • The Swimming Pool

    ★★★★

  • The Witch

    ★★★

  • The Pillar of Fire

    ★★★

  • The Lost City

    ★★★½

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  • When Did You Last See Your Father?

    When Did You Last See Your Father?

    ★★★★

    **potential spoilers ahead**

    This is a fine film. I've read that some people took issue with it because it didn't technically solve any of the issues the son and father had, but to me that just means they didn't understand the purpose of the film. It is a reflection and meditation on the stages of grief. The greater parts of this film takes place in the past and is seen through memories in which resolutions were rarely achieved, but denials,…

  • Annette

    Annette

    ★★★★½

    A nightmarishly whimsical farce. A fever dream of an anti-musical satire that defies classification. While both thumbing its nose at, and honoring the very things it deconstructs with cutting self-awareness, Annette ruthlessly harkens back to a more daring time in cinema. We desperately need more films like this today.

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  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★½

    **spoilers ahead**

    I'd hafta say I was totally on board with this movie being a masterpiece until Tarantino made two big mistakes, the first was dragging the last part of the film out 45 minutes when it probably could've easily been done in 15 without feeling like it compromised the flow of the film, and the second was pulling a Robert Rodriguez by completely 180ing the tone of the film by the end.

    It was a pleasant surprise that an…

  • The Exorcist III

    The Exorcist III

    ★★★★½

    When I was growing up and my friends were going through their horror movie phase, I had yet to do so. But they mostly shared one belief when it came to the Exorcist films: that the original was the scariest movie ever, and that the third film was garbage. 20 years later I can confirm that The Exorcist is in fact one of the scariest films ever made, but I can also confirm that they were wrong about The Exorcist…