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  • Zeus

    Zeus

    ★★★★

    A stunningly filmed, powerfully directed, emotionally challenging, naturally acted, but sometimes awkwardly written Mexican film.

    Joel doesn't practice falconry. Falconry is his entire life. That and living with his neurosurgeon, widow mother. His falcon is named Zeus. Zeus is quite good at what it does. He loves Zeus consciously more than he loves his mother. With a fractured family background and a life entirely devoid of social interaction, but in the middle of a sick, psychologically codependent relationship with her…

  • 2046

    2046

    ★★★★

    "All memories are traces of tears."

    The present is the indivisible particle of time in which we perceive our existence, and the past and the future kiss each other. In the present, past and future are perceptions. These perceptions can influence and, in some cases, determine the present, but the interaction is never tangible. The continuous union of these particles constitutes what we call "time".

    Love is a decision, not an emotion. Its art relies on being requited, suffered, timeless…

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  • Drive

    Drive

    ★★★★★

    Before you ask, this is not my first Refn movie. In that way, I can know that:

    - He still likes to dress his crooks with light grey pants and have some of them bald, like if they were still living in Denmark.
    - He still uses an awesome techno soundtrack (with some pop touches that I can forgive) to open his films and to close them. The underground nudist dive bars / seedy joints cannot be omitted, of course.…

  • Love Exposure

    Love Exposure

    ★★★★★

    WARNING. The following movie has:

    1) 237 minutes in length
    2) The movie title appearing after one hour of running time
    3) A drag
    4) Tosatsu
    5) Kung-fu
    6) Sex
    7) Genital gore
    8) Ultraviolence
    9) Lesbians
    10) A "Virgin Mary"
    11) Erections
    12) Ass-kicking female teens
    13) Psychotic menopausal bitches
    14) Pornographic furniture
    15) A Joshuu 701-gô: Sasori (1972) tribute with a pinky film spoof character called "Miss Scorpion"
    16) Love
    17) Romance
    18) "Exposure"
    19) Lust
    20) Betrayal…