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  • House

    House

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    Incredibly surreal, cartoonish, and whimsical, which is a tell right from the title card sequence, but also confronts Japan's post-WWII Americanization and the use of the atomic bomb against them and how that personally affected director Nobuhiko Ōbayashi

  • Tracks

    Tracks

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

    More structured than Jaglom's earlier A Safe Place but less structured than I would generally desire in a film, Tracks is a meander through the psyche of a Vietnam War veteran suffering from PTSD as he escorts the coffin of a compatriot home for burial. Characteristically bleak for the subject matter and time period, and suffused with the same listlessness as other BBS New Hollywood-era films. Dennis Hopper delivers an uncharacteristically reserved performance for most of the film until things…