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  • Eye Contact

    Eye Contact

    6 unsettling minutes of pure psychological terror. I loved the tense atmosphere of the film, heightened by the effective sound mixing, which allows the viewer to gain a sense of the mental state of the person being stalked. I adored the neon lighting and the camerawork (especially during that brilliant staircase sequence at the end). Also great use of rewinding visuals and sound, it added even more of an unnerving feel to the film for me. Wonderful stuff Eli :)

  • Lawrence of Arabia

    Lawrence of Arabia

    ★★★★★

    "Nothing is written."

    {Rewatched in 70 mm at the BFI Southbank}

    Both a staggering, sweeping epic and a hugely compelling character study, Lawrence of Arabia is a titan of cinema. It’s a tale of a deeply conflicted man writing his own destiny in an area that he begins to flourish in. Embodying the phrase “larger than life”, no other film that I've seen touches Lawrence of Arabia in terms of scale and scope. When it comes to the cinematography of…

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

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

    "I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that."

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    Definition: 2001: A Space Odyssey in 70mm on the big screen.

    For about 2 hours and 30 minutes I forgot how to breathe. I felt as if I had just witnessed something divine and something of a higher realm that belongs to the gods. I am honestly not lying when I say this, 2001: A Space Odyssey is easily...EASILY the greatest film I have ever seen. No other…

  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★★

    "A writer writes a novel, a songwriter writes a song, we do what we can to endure."

    Wow...I'm simply at a loss for words. This is one of the most profound, haunting, ethereal, philosophical and breathtaking films I've ever seen. A Ghost Story was one of my most anticipated films of the year and it has surpassed my expectations immensely. If I see a better film this year I will be absolutely stunned.

    Lowery's direction is absolutely immaculate. This could've…