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  • The Day I Became a Woman

    The Day I Became a Woman


    Rich with symbolism, packed from end to end with beautiful, expressive compositions in service of an incredibly affecting commentary on the treatment of women by a regressive, patricarchal culture. Every performance is pitch perfect, which is pretty impressive considering that a fairly substantial portion of the cast are children. Incredibly original, and dense with ideas, especially considering its rather short runtime. Just a really wonderful film.

  • What We Do in the Shadows

    What We Do in the Shadows


    So much fun. There isn't really a thirty second stretch in it where something amusing isn't happening, and despite it's semi plotless nature, it never drags in the slightest. The mockumentary conceit never gets tiring or feels at all limiting, the performances are all absolutely pitch perfect, and it contains the line "we're werewolves, not swearwolves". I really don't know what else you can ask for. Just a really great comedy, one that I look forward to revisiting many times.

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  • Donkey Skin

    Donkey Skin


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

    When the chopper appears out of nowhere at the very end was the moment when cinema peaked. Everything since has been a vain attempt to match it.

  • Tokyo Story

    Tokyo Story


    My mind boggles at how a movie can be so perfect in every facet of every second.