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  • The Vast of Night
  • Altered States
  • Mank
  • Flesh and the Devil

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  • Cinema Paradiso

    ★★★★★

  • 24 Hour Party People

    ★★★★

  • Fair Play

    ★★★★

  • The Swan

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    “Everyone bitches and moans about how many takes I do. People I’ve never even met complain about how many takes I shoot. The take of Neil Patrick Harris parking that jaguar dead center in the middle of that frame… that was take 2. It was take 2 and it’s in the movie. We walked away on take 2. So, please, go fuck yourselves.”

    David Fincher, the unrivaled king of commentary tracks.

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  • Cinema Paradiso

    Cinema Paradiso

    ★★★★★

    [4K Restoration U.S. Premiere w/ Giuseppe Tornatore]

    I don’t know if there’s anything remotely interesting left to say about Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, one of the medium’s towering achievements. But on a personal level, I’ll say that I find it to be one of the most heartbreaking movies I’ve seen, one that illustrates so clearly and succinctly the unflinching nature of time, how it eventually wipes out everything and everyone. People, structures, memory. Everything vanishes like dust in the wind. Except,…

  • 24 Hour Party People

    24 Hour Party People

    ★★★★

    “My epitaph will be that I never, literally nor metaphorically, sold out. I protected myself from ever having to have the dilemma of having to sell out, by having nothing to sell out.”

    Pound for pound, one of the most creative movies ever made.

    List: Cinematic Jukebox 

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  • Somebody I Used to Know

    Somebody I Used to Know

    ★★★½

    A very relatable story in the sense I would also question my engagement if Allison Brie showed up and wanted me.

  • No One Will Save You

    No One Will Save You

    Lots of sighing and panting in this movie.