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  • The Long Goodbye

    The Long Goodbye

    And the Oscar goes too… that closing monologue 🤯

    In all seriousness this does a whole lot of very natural and brilliant character work and really nails a sense of place from the get go. It really gave me children of men vibes with the calm before the storm and their use of the camera.  I honestly expected a more grounded incident to occur but actually the more I think about it the more I love the fact they basically…

  • jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy

    jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy

    ★★★★½

    This really is the hoop dreams of music documentaries. 

    Regardless of your current thoughts on Kanye the first 3 hours of this are sincerely engaging and a documentary masterclass. By the end of ep 1 You feel like you’ve known these characters for years and It’s hard not to be invested. There’s some really tender and fantastic moments here and the whole series packs a lot more emotion and punch than I ever would have expected - especially with Donda,…

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  • 1917

    1917

    ★★★★★

    Go see it right now, and again for good measure. 

    Andre Tarkovsky thought that film was about sculpting time, I think 1917 is just that. How do you manage to edit something for narrative moments, tension and feeling when the camera never cuts? How can you get a film that has better cinematography than other movies that have had complete control over each single shot and detail in a scene. 

    This isn’t a gimmic, one shot movies have been around…

  • Black Mirror

    Black Mirror

    ★★

    It’s frustrating that so many people have inflated the ratings of this art piece thinking that it’s the black mirror TV show. 

    It shouldn’t annoy me but it does, considering that each black mirror episode is actually on Letterboxd individually anyways.

    But yeah I finally watched this and it was a pretty standard experimental art film. I’m sure there’s meaning in there somewhere