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  • Hare Krishna

    Hare Krishna

    ★★★½

    Those were the 60's allright...

    Not the same eye-opener that Song of Avignon was but still a delightful view of the 60's. Mekas' peculiar cinematic style is one for the ages and perfectly fits the subject matter, which basically is just a group of people being nearly euphorically happy. Zoming and twirling around the group through the streets of a big city and within the more calming confines of the park, Hare Krishna shows in a meager 5 minutes how simple happiness can be. Everything was better back in the day...

  • Song of Avignon

    Song of Avignon

    ★★★★★

    Added to: Masterpieces of the 90's

    Also, no shit I needed to rewatch this. It's sooooooo goooooooood!!

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  • Paterson

    Paterson

    ★★★★★

    Added to: 2016 Ranked
    Added to: Jim Jarmusch Ranked
    Added to: .mpr.ss..n.sm .n F.lm
    Added to: People-being-People List
    Added to: Masterpieces of the 21st Century
    Crossing this one off of my Hype-a-de-hypelist

    Naming Jim Jarmusch a visual poet would almost be sarcastic. His work is a masterclass in nuancing the words of his characters and the beauty or ugliness in their surrounding world while trying to combine them both in a tender ode to life in all of its different…

  • Le Cercle Rouge

    Le Cercle Rouge

    ★★★★★

    The Ultimate Challenge - Film #19

    A masterpiece of cinema in every way. As with Melville's previous effort Le Samouraï he creates a film that exists on the thinnest plot possible and puts all its substance in its style. In it's revolutionary silent, yet perfectly paced story we follow three prisoners on their lengthy escape and subsequent heist. This is mainly what happens. It's the most suave display of crime you could ever find and even with it's carefully hidden…