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  • Nostalgia

    Nostalgia

    ★★★

    Nostalgia (2018)

    6/10

    Strongly performed and there’s an inner rhythm that’s absolutely a conscious decision when it comes to the portrayal of its situations, but this time it just seems that the themes swallow the entire film and leave a script that might be quotable but not exactly profound.

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★★★½

    Isle of Dogs (2018)

    9/10

    Maybe the only plain failure of this film is the character played by Greta Gerwig, which obnoxiously “dumbs down” the plot for the audience, even though the film is pretty damn clear and almost doesn’t need the translators or  traductions. But, taken from another point of view, this is virtually a flawless artistically achieved film from both its visual and audio perspectives, an entirely accomplished and almost overbearing control over every detail, which becomes some…

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  • Antiporno

    Antiporno

    ★★★★½

    Anti-Porn (2016)

    9/10

    Ah, yes, Sion Sono, you crazy bastard, you've done it again. I like this new wave of films that are more than they meet the eye. This is part of the Roman Porno Reboot, but I can't imagine Nikkatsu being entirely happy with this, as it pokes fun at the concept of the Roman Porno itself. Like a modern day Daisies, this film has layers upon layers of realities, in which you just can't fully comprehend what's…

  • Tokyo Tribe

    Tokyo Tribe

    ★★★★½

    Tokyo Tribe (2014)

    9/10

    I just want to learn Japanese so I can go to the 2024 anniversary screening with karaoke.