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  • Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl

    ★★½

  • Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai

    ★★½

  • Wonder Egg Priority Special: My Priority

  • Wonder Egg Priority

    ★★

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  • Dogtooth

    Dogtooth

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Second viewing, (if I recall correctly) up from 4.5.

    Set in pre-crisis Greece, Κυνόδοντας [Dogtooth] is the most unique and thought-provoking drama I've seen. It presents us with the most dystopian family environment ever conceived. Two parents have been controlling their children's perception of the world to preposterous extents. They are told that if they were to leave home afoot they'd die. The only one allowed to leave the house is the patriarch, ingeniously acted by Χρήστος Στέργιογλου [Christos Stergioglou].…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Second viewing, no change.

    The first film to which I ever gave 5 stars. Coming into this I was afraid that it might not be as enrapturing as I recalled, but boy was I wrong. It's supernal in virtually every way. As a purely audiovisual experience, it's unremittingly spellbinding. The direction is unimpeachable, every single shot is interesting by virtue of mere camera placement. The set design is beautiful, chock-full of detail and archly impressive for its time. There wasn't…

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