Favorite films

  • Dirty Pair: Project Eden
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time
  • A Silent Voice

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  • My Night at Maud's

    ★★★★

  • Inside

    ★★★★

  • The Thin Red Line

    ★★★★★

  • The New Mutants

    ★★★★½

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  • My Night at Maud's

    My Night at Maud's

    ★★★★

    I am not familiar with Pascal nor do I know enough about catholicism to keep up with the text of the conversations. But the interactions around the words was what had me vibing with this.

    The friendliness, the growing warmth, the unspoken understandings and the moments of silence outside those conversations in the peak of christmas winter all created this embraceful mood that I didn't know you could find in a french 60s film. Culminating in a pretty perfect and…

  • Inside

    Inside

    ★★★★

    Put this one off for a while due to how intense I suspected it would be. Which, ironically, is exactly what I want out of a lot of visceral horror. So I was just doing myself a massive disservice with each day I sat on it.

    Gonna be a while til my blood circulation goes back to my extremeties and my appetite returns after staring into this for the entire runtime, credits and all. Glad modern TVs aren't reflective so I couldn't stare at myself after it as well.

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  • Why Did We Like Elfen Lied?

    Why Did We Like Elfen Lied?

    ★★★★½

    Well.... that was deeply cathartic.

    I wasn't expecting to work through some self imposed baggage of hormone riddled teen anime shame but this sure did most of the heavy lifting for me.

    The part where she mentions watching videos like AVGN and convincing yourself of second hand nostalgia and fondness for the previous generation's games you previously had no access to or knowledge of really opened a nerve that I can't stop poking at in my head.

    It feels so…

  • Dune

    Dune

    A film without personality, spiritual purpose or genuine passion. It is workman-like in every facet and all that it has is texture without life. A brutalist film by a Game of Thrones-motivated committee.

    There is formlessness to every aspect of its rhythm, from the pacing to the editing, to the music. It just all goes on and on in search of something within this adaptational desert and comes up empty handed and half baked. It has no feeling or spirit…