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  • Heathers

    Heathers

    ★★★★½

    Why didn't I know about this earlier? My teenage years could have been way better if I watched Heathers on repeat instead of the American Pie movies.

    A wonderful film, and propably my favourite High-school movie forever and ever. Winona is so awesome. The dialogue is king. The script is tight. The Colors Pop. Everyone gets a Moment. It's earnest. It's subversive. It's absurd. It's charming. It's hopeful. It's hilarious. It's just wonderful!

    Oh, and the Arrow Blu-Ray is superb. The film Looks crisp and sharp and there's a myriad (hehe) of fantastic Special Features on it.

  • El Topo

    El Topo

    ★★★★½

    Alejandro Jodorovsky: "I ask of films what other people ask of psychedelic drugs".
    Oh, really?

    Just as absurd and fun as it is violent, grim and impenetrable as on my first exposure to El Topo. So many shots from the movie are ingrained in my Long-term Memory even after two watches - even if you don't dig Jodorovsky, you can just enjoy two hours of the most beautiful shots film has ever seen.

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  • The Holy Mountain

    The Holy Mountain

    ★★★★★

    The trick Alejandro Jodorowsky pulls with "The Holy Mountain" is actually no trick at all. It's popping up in every list of cryptic, hard to understand-films but he's just telling the truth in his own way.

    Essentially, with "The Holy Mountain" Jodorovsky tries to make you see the world with his eyes through a journey to enlightenment, symobilzed through the ascend of the Titular mountain.
    You see his contempt for aspects of western civilization, distinct character traits and worldviews.
    Everything…

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★

    I'm so tired of these movies, they don't actually feel like movies anymore, rather they act as a constant reminder that the industry is becoming more and more Money-oriented than ever.
    The clearest sign that "Star Wars" is headed in the same direction as the Marvel Cinematic Universe so far.

    A narrative that goes here and there but totally lacks Focus doesn't make for a great film full stop. Donald Glover is doing his Thing but in the end, he…