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  • The Social Network
  • A Star Is Born
  • A Streetcar Named Desire
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  • The Skin I Live In

    ★½

  • Sand

    ★★★

  • Wandering

    ★★

  • A Conversation with God

    ★★

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  • The Skin I Live In

    The Skin I Live In

    28

    honestly can't with almodovar's faux-elitist attitude; every subsequent film i've seen from him has only brought me further and further into disappointment. this is no exception, with every beat descending further and further into ghoulish sexual hell, each progressive rung cascading in its numerous poor decisions. there's no reason why he can't make a film like this, but i simply don't understand who finds any enjoyment out of almodovar's constant manipulation of sex as a symbol, every formal rigour…

  • Sand

    Sand

    ★★★

    57

    like all instalments in the walker series, thoughtful and meditative, but i feel like each subsequent instalment gives you diminishing returns of investment. every beat feels less epic the more he refuses to reinvent the wheel; of course the beats are there and they are obvious, but i just wished that there was another instalment that truly gravitated towards me. this just feels repetitious and cloying.

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  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    ★★★★★

    been watching kill bill with different people every time, this time with my sister. she almost fell asleep, we're no longer friends.

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★½

    62

    despite tarantino's continuous shortcomings in his previous works to always try and tell us how unique he is through his screenplays, this work finally feels like something we've always been waiting for: an unapologetic portrayal of an alternate universe where hollywood stars are the heroes.

    however, in spite of this unique take on hollywood (or at least unique for tarantino), it really doesn't feel like it's accomplishing much, if anything, at all. the story jumps all over the place,…