Favorite films

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Godfather
  • Schindler's List
  • 12 Angry Men

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  • First Reformed

  • Daguerréotypes

    ★★★½

  • The Steamroller and the Violin

    ★★★★

  • Ivan's Childhood

    ★★★★½

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  • Casino Royale

    Casino Royale

    ★★★½

    7.3/10, not enough scenes where Judi Dench gets pissed

  • The Gold Rush

    The Gold Rush

    ★★★★★

    with every other film of Chaplin's I watch, it becomes more and more evident that the tramp is not a being of this world, but one simply passing through our planet until he makes it to his desired (undoubtedly utopian) destination.

    a 100 years after his voyage, I'm lucky enough to see this tramp passing through once again, from a small window in my home. the view is a bit hazy, the sky is but a sea of grey... and yet the wind blowing through the small window feels much fresher than that coming out of the freshly-filtered air vents.

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  • Collective

    Collective

    ★★★★½

    a rewatch of Collective (in a screening organised by the LUX Audience Award across all of Europe) confirmed that it's not simply a 'fine' documentary, but one of the finest ever made.

    hats off to Nanau, Tolontan and their teams for doing a service not only to Romania and Europe in general, but to the art of documentary filmmaking itself.

  • Luzzu

    Luzzu

    ★★★★

    I've been trying to write a full review of Luzzu for the better part of the last 5 days now. The screening of the film left me so overwhelmed with different thoughts and emotions (mostly very positive) that I cannot bring myself together to critique the film in any cohesive or organised manner.

    I believe this is part in due to the fact that my expectations for Luzzu were blown out of the water (pun intended). I went into Cinema…