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  • The Kid Brother
  • The Man in the White Suit
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  • Paracelsus

    Paracelsus

    ★★★½

    “Art for Art” on the battlefield of Propaganda

    Known as “The Luther of Medicine”, “The Father of Chemistry”, and “The Godfather of Modern Chemotherapy”; this is the German –Swiss physician Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim that called himself “Paracelsus”. This «founder of toxicology» was a pioneer scientist in the field of chemicals and medicine who was also given credit for the «invention of laudanum», or tincture of opium. He was the first man who understood that opium was more…

  • Silent Light

    Silent Light

    ★★★★

    "Talk to me like a father, not like a preacher…
    _ I am both, Johan! You suffer because you think the pain of losing her will never pass, but it will, son!"

    This is maybe my most favorite dialogue from the Stellet Licht or Silent Light, directed by Carlos Reygadas. This stylish dramatic film is about adultery, love triangle, heartbreak, death, confusion, regret, sorrow, and conscience. Stellet Licht pictures Johan, a middle-aged farmer, and his emotional conflicts. He loves his…

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  • Faust

    Faust

    ★★★★½

    “He who strives on and lives to strive,
    Can earn redemption still” (V, 11936–7), the end of Act V, Faust.

    Faust, the story of both a hero and an anti-hero at the same time; Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s ageless masterpiece… And off course, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau’s underrated yet magnificent art of direction, design, costume, makeup, light, shadow, movement, and texture within the frame of upmost importance… which is one of the greatest films of the silent era and a wonderful…

  • The Fan

    The Fan

    ★★★★★

    Your Fetish can turn into your Nemesis sometimes, believe me.

    The Fan (1982) directed by Eckhart Schmidt is the story of a teenage girl obsessed with a young pop singer so badly that eventually kills him after being rejected. This film is not only about teen-idol obsession, but it is an exact character study about the issue of fetishism. In this brief analysis, not only have I noted the reason of the main character’s motive and action, but I have…