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  • Sound of Metal

    Sound of Metal

    ½

    The umpteenth film about compassion and empathy. Problem with these films is that the moral message ends up eating the whole movie. Then people say "wow that's so me" while nothing else matters.

    That's not always a bad thing by itself, but when you reach this level of mediocrity, well... you find the film being more relevant because of its moral views and script than for the whole. Every decision the director makes is the most obvious and in-the-face choice…

  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    Hiroshima Mon Amour

    ★★★

    few movies have cringier dialogues than this one, deep bigger than life characters marking all the numbers in the "french film full of amour fou, artsy characters and over-dramatic explosions of feelings" bingo card, but it's so well filmed, so well edited, the beginning is so good and the Hiroshima philosophical thoughts are so well mixed with the feelings of the movie that one can only admire how well-crafted the film is.

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  • The Brown Bunny

    The Brown Bunny

    ★★★★½

    The funniest thing of Letterboxd infamous people who reviews movies and are only popular here, praising themselves and thinking they have some sort of confirmation of "taste" to brag about, is that everybody is perfectly capable of imagining this coming out on 2019 and instead of Gallo, we get Timothy Chalamet or Rooney Mara or Tom Holland to star in this and being sold as a movie filmed with an iPhone 2747©®® with only one dollar and all letterboxd going…

  • Diary of the Dead

    Diary of the Dead

    ★★★★½

    “I can't leave without the camera. The camera is the whole thing”

    Following Land of the Dead, screens and more screens allowing people to watch the end of the world in real time like if it were a movie. The world acting for the images instead of the images capturing what is happening in the world. It made me think of those unbelievable newsreels from 2003 Invasion of Irak, the Shock and Awe offensive where bombs were falling just for…