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  • Harakiri
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Dead Man
  • Chungking Express

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  • Elvis

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  • Jenny Slate: Stage Fright

  • Lightyear

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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

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  • Dune

    Dune

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    Yea, I'm that predictable. What can I say. I feel that I've waited so long for this movie and it hasn't betrayed my expectations one bit. It is as stunning to look at as a film can ever hope to be. I was unavoidably captured and bewitched by the visuals and sound; there isn't any trace of artificiality that could directly break the involvement of an audience with the on-screen spectacle. A ceaseless perfection fills the scenes and a ceaseless…

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  • Maborosi

    Maborosi

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    Every single frame in this movie is a perfect, beautiful photograph.

    Maborosi is one of the most delicate and honest depictions of grief I've seen on film. Firstly Ikuo's behavior, interpreted by Tadanobu Asano, is a subtle display of depression, whilst Yumiko (Makiko Esumi) is happily in love, young and playful. On the turn of her life, she begins to wither away, losing all her joy and youthfulness: her body slows down and she becomes more and more detached and…

  • Last Life in the Universe

    Last Life in the Universe

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    Yes, yes, and yes. Perfect characters, built layer on layer, step by step. A story that flows, unmanipulated, with a life of its own.

    Last Life In the Universe poses a question and gives an answer, without doing anything pretentious, artificial or spectacular. It's mainly up to the audience to determine what it was asking and how it answered, but there is a journey, although subtle and calm... there is growth and change.

    It's not many times that I find…