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  • Devi

    Devi

    I guess I really have fallen in love with this Satyajit ray sonuvabitch.
    I have said time and time again that Charulata is a perfect film, and although this is not as good, it is still just as excitingly visceral and life changing. possibly even more so as his study on women roles escalates to the highest extremity.

  • Funny Games

    Funny Games

    ★½

    Duuuuuuude....i give no shits about your stupid college psychology thesis.

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  • He Who Gets Slapped

    He Who Gets Slapped

    Abuse is a funny thing. Sjostrom realizes that, and hates it. He hates that he laughs at pre-City lights Chaplin where everything is physical yet so insanely distant. This is Sjostrom's response to that.

    Victor Sjostrom (one of my favorite silent directors) continues to touch on the themes that he constantly makes films about: loneliness, damage to the soul, abuse, and large falls from grace.

    His most honest, rough, and obvious film with the help of Lon Chaney and Shearer. Everything has clown makeup and all you can do is make a nervous laugh.
    Sjostrom's Notes from the Underground to the Phantom Carriage's Crime and Punishment.

  • The Wrestler

    The Wrestler

    ★★★★★

    Stunning...emotional...simply perfect.