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Favorite films

  • The Wind
  • I Knew Her Well
  • Female Trouble
  • The Virgin Suicides

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  • The Fly

    ★★★½

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    ★★★★★

  • Slums of Beverly Hills

    ★★★½

  • The Master

    ★★★★

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  • Female Trouble

    Female Trouble

    ★★★★½

    Davenport. Dawn Davenport! I'm a thief and a shitkicker, and, uh, I'd like to be famous.

    Perfectly grotesque and hilarious. Female Trouble, although more tame than Waters’ Pink Flamingos, offers the viewer a subversive critique of the obsession with beauty and the cult of celebrity without taking itself too seriously — it’s sleazy and over-the-top with its liquid eyeliner injections and hair teased to the Gods. It may be John Waters’ magnum opus, but this is clearly Divine’s too.

  • Saltburn

    Saltburn

    ★★★★

    if jacob elordi has a million fans I am one of them if he has one fan it’s me if he has zero fans I’m dead

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  • In the Mood for Love

    In the Mood for Love

    ★★★★

    It is a restless moment. She has kept her head lowered to give him a chance to come closer. But he could not, for lack of courage. She turns and walks away.

    I believe there's something quite beautiful about the things left unsaid — the knowing looks, the mere touch of a hand that can often speak louder than words. In The Mood for Love is the sort of film that revolves around this tension and presents us with the…

  • Salome

    Salome

    They discovered what probably is the only surviving fragments we’ll ever see of this film approximately 4 weeks ago — the discovery of the decade for silent era aficionados. To watch Theda Bara during her prime, even if it’s just less than 5 minutes long, is an emotional experience. It really makes you understand why she was held in such high regard. Hopefully more films of the 1920s will be rediscovered in a collector’s archive this decade due to copyright expirations.