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  • 8½
  • Wings of Desire
  • Love on the Run
  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

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  • Crimes and Misdemeanors

    ★★★★½

  • American Gigolo

    ★★★½

  • Funny Pages

    ★★★

  • Ronin

    ★★★★

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  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    Picnic at Hanging Rock

    ★★★★★

    The first hour is probably my favourite hour in all of movies. I am always completely transfixed by these detached yet angelic figures being almost pulled through a landscape I feel so connected to.

    The camera is fascinating - these extended, almost languid movements are in direct contrast to the precise blocking and framing. This mixture of lackadaisical camera movement and intricate framing go a long way in creating this spellbinding effect. It feels imprecisely precise. 

    The second hour -…

  • Belfast

    Belfast

    ★½

    Really annoyed me. 

    What absolute bait. Self conscious to the extreme. Lazy editing and what at times feels like a half finished set.

    So focused on composition that it forgot about the story it was trying to tell. 

    BUT… hottest parents ever.