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  • Breathless
  • Black Narcissus
  • Beau Travail
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  • The Commitments

    ★★★★★

  • Bridesmaids

    ★★★½

  • 21 Jump Street

    ★★★

  • Another Round

    ★★★★½

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  • A Room with a View

    A Room with a View

    ★★★★

    why george didn’t end up with freddy is absolutely beyond me

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★★

    Needed second viewing to write this.

    At its height, German Expressionism was celebrated for its severe unreality. During a silent film era dominated by adventure or romance, here was a style bathed in madness and psychological perversions as stark as its shadows. Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse isn’t quite pure expressionism—he’s too fascinated with naturalism for that—but it may as well be with its pitiless gray skies, desolate black and white shores, and two stormy performances by Willem Dafoe and Robert…

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