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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    90/100

    Long after it ends, the efforts to put forth to establish a revised look at the world envisioned in the original continues to grow in lucidity, in a picture which tries to metabolize nostalgia into something new.

    Blade Runner 2049 is defined by its predecessor, every frame of this film builds or criticizes the former, from the coal factories, now replaced by vast solar farms or static photographs of old are now moving image cards. The focus on space…

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  • Breathless

    Breathless

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Witness someone so cool that that thet pull their own eyelids down over their own eyes before dying has made it all worth it.

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★½

    It can be big or little

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  • Mommy

    Mommy

    ★★★½

    French-canada (quebec) kinda reminds me of where I grew up so that's nice, similar people too.

    All in all this is like a right brained Yorgos Lanthimos film. Found here is the opposite of the overly rational landscape of Lathimos' films in which trauma overcomes trauma and the narrative moves forward when emotions sync but also like Lathimos' films its clearly forever present, there to disturb, as if you're in a world unfamiliar.

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    71/100

    Once familiarized with the characters the film loses all intrigue.

    "My way" is the mantra which encapsulates the dynamic between Day-Lewis and Krieps, contrasted with Day-Lewis' and Manvilles 'our way' it became painfully clear what the character arc was aiming for to the point I was convincing myself it couldn't be that simple.

    Great performances, time setting well portrayed, subtle food and hand porn.