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  • Lore

    Lore

    ★★★★½

    I've been itching to watch this film for quite a while. Set immediately after the end of WWII, Lore digs into post-war German guilt through the eyes of a teenager with spectacular results. Played by a ravishing Saskia Rosendahl, our young Aryan protagonist goes through a coming-of-age ringer: leading her younger siblings on a journey through dangerous woods, experiencing a sexual awakening (with a Jewish boy no less), realizing that her Hitler youth camp days were a waste of time…

  • My Own Private Idaho

    My Own Private Idaho

    ★★★★½

    "I love you, and...you don't pay me."

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  • Blow-Up

    Blow-Up

    ★★★★½

    An almost perfect and very specific snapshot of a city, its residents and the counterculture they created. Oh, there's also a murder plot (not that it matters much overall). Just sit back and enjoy the ride. So fucking groovy, man.

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    "We wasted so much time" says a love-stricken Elio to a besotted Oliver. Time really is of the essence in Call Me By Your Name. The biggest obstacle facing our two young lovers is not the fear of being caught in a same-sex relationship (in the progressive household this film takes place in, homosexuality is almost an afterthought) but instead it's the realization that the clock is ticking on their summer fling. And for a 17-year-old experiencing such an intense…