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  • Vampyr

    Vampyr

    ★★★★★

    My film club recently covered Vampyr on my channel:

    www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7uMWxg913c&t=713s

    Please watch the video! I am actually pretty proud of the points we make during it.

    While I have reviewed this film on Letterboxd already, that was years ago. This more recent video is better representative of my current feelings about Dreyer's masterwork in experimental subjectivity.

  • Cries and Whispers

    Cries and Whispers

    ★★★★★

    Part One: www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRQtTugUzgA

    Part Two: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WGl4f_Yi4k

    Cries and Whispers by Ingmar Bergman is absolutely, positively my favorite film of all time. It is the best composed piece of art in existence. It means an awful lot to me. I was able to get a few of my friends together and we analyzed the film's more compelling concepts.

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  • Blow Out

    Blow Out

    ★★★★★

    I haven't written anything about Brian De Palma and that's surprising. Ten years ago I was obsessed with his films. I studied every one with complete fascination. I had most of them memorized. I bought every book about him that I could get my hands on and took extensive notes from them, as if I were his biographer. I compiled my own De Palma scrapbook with interviews, film reviews, concept art, and storyboards. De Palma is the reason I'm not…

  • La Notte

    La Notte

    ★★★★★

    I did a thing: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhCyZyA9YlU

    How do I put this delicately? La Notte is simply the finest film I have ever seen. I have reached this point after much careful consideration. The mastery of the film is inescapable and the conclusion I have come to feels inevitable. La Notte is a perfect example of the cinema's ultimate grammar. It's the best film in the whole world.

    La Notte is a film of reflections, of internalized deterioration made visibly external through…