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  • Dune

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  • Dirty Pair: Project Eden

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  • Riki-Oh: The Wall of Hell

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  • Riki-Oh 2: Child of Destruction

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  • Face/Off

    Face/Off

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    🧑 = Technical Merit (Direction | Cinematography | Editing | Sound | Choreography | Make-up, Costumes & Visual Effects)

    🧑 = Artistic Vision (Mood & Atmosphere)

    🧑 = Personal Affect (Gratification & Comfort | Replayability | Style | Influence or Change in Perspective | Originality)


    If Shakespeare were alive today, he would write Face/Off.

    ***SPOILER ALERT***

    No seriously.
    It wouldn't be exactly like this Face/Off, but it would be pretty similar.

    Hear me out. Common Shakespearean elements I remember from high school/ college:…

  • Prometheus

    Prometheus

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    🧑 = Technical Merit (Direction | Cinematography | Production Design & Art Direction | Sound | Editing | Musical Score | Make-up, Costumes & Visual Effects)

    🧑 = Artistic Vision (Mood & Atmosphere)

    🧑 = Personal Affect (Gratification & Comfort | Replayability | Style | Influence or Change in Perspective)



    To all you b*tches out there talking shit about Prometheus, here's a quote from The RZA about Sir Ridley:

    β€œAnd I’ve got to tell you, one of the greatest brains I ever saw work…

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  • Dune

    Dune

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    🧑 = Technical Merit (Direction | Cinematography | Editing | Production Design & Art Direction | Sound | Musical Score | Make-up, Costumes & Visual Effects)

    🧑 = Personal Affect (Gratification & Comfort | Replayability | Style)



    A lot like its eventual ripoff Star Wars, except not intended for children and developmentally challenged adults. Which is why it's not as popular.

    Bumping my rating up by 1/2 star, since the blatant pacing issues (while still pronounced) had a significantly lessened impact on this rewatch.



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  • Dirty Pair: Project Eden

    Dirty Pair: Project Eden

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    🧑 = Artistic Vision (Mood & Atmosphere)

    🧑 = Personal Affect (Gratification & Comfort)



    (Original Japanese audio track)

    This OVA has (as the kids would say today) vibes. Possibly the most I've seen in some time.
    While all this vibing mostly feels organic (the opening title is stunning, and the permeating 80s pop tunes are infectious), it's at times cleverly (and cynically) relied on to distract from mediocre scenes which would otherwise be boring as hell. The ending is a case in…

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  • THX 1138

    THX 1138

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    ...and with that, George Lucas decided: "Alright-- that's it. I'm done with this artsy, thinky sci-fi crap. Let's just do some space...war...WW2...cowboy adventure or some shit. I dunno...
    With lasers. See where that goes. And space monkeys".

  • Love, Death & Robots: Life Hutch

    Love, Death & Robots: Life Hutch

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    Legitimate question:
    Michael B. Jordan? Or Michael B. 3D Jordan? I honestly couldn't tell.