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  • Paris, Texas
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Andrei Rublev
  • 8½

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  • The Wedding March

    ★★★★

  • Bigger Than Life

    ★★★★

  • Up

    ★★★★½

  • The Day the Mercedes Became a Hat

    ★★★★

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  • The Wedding March

    The Wedding March

    "The Wedding March" is a decent enough film from the silent era that also has an intriguing backstory involving a re-edited version known as "The Honeymoon". Which the only known copy of that film being destroyed in a fire in the 1950s. "The Wedding March" wasn't much appreciated upon release but after director Erich von Stroheim death it has gained more attention and prominence. The story acts as a piece of romantic escapism. The director's perfectionism apparently got in the…

  • Bigger Than Life

    Bigger Than Life

    I feel it might be slightly dated now but no doubt "Bigger Than Life" was quite the game changer for its time. It taps into a feeling and sentiment towards mental illness and addiction which was most certainly far more taboo of a subject than it is now (and yet we still have a long way to go to break the stigmatization barrier). A shoutout must be made to actor James Mason for really putting on a fantastic performance as…

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  • Mirror

    Mirror

    I'll keep this short and just say that this is the type of movie that is best to dive in without knowing too much about it. It is highly complex in nature and would require a viewer's up-most attention when watching this. It is one of those deeply personal stories that is incredibly poetic and mesmerizing. This can be a good example of what an art film should be like. It's quite hard to describe on what it is exactly…

  • Wings of Desire

    Wings of Desire

    This one took me be surprise. It crept up a little slowly at first but eventually it did hook me in and I was not able to turn away if I could help it. The black and white makes one give more focus and appreciation to the imagery unfolding before our eyes and is a major advantage for the film's credibility. The language and dialogue used in this storyline is another huge asset worth noting as well. If one is…