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  • Lootera

    Lootera

    longing for a middle brow cinema of quality that never quite existed
    anyway.

    would love to see the 45 minute star bestsellers version of this, or the genuine melodramatic shakti samanta version from the '50s. at least sonakshi seems to know what kind of movie this should be.

  • So Long at the Fair

    So Long at the Fair

    ★★★½

    brother getting vanished seems like a small price to pay for hanging out with early '50s dirk bogarde

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  • Young Mr. Lincoln

    Young Mr. Lincoln

    ★★★★★

    history just a stick falling over in the snow, or a shadow cast over someone.

  • Jauja

    Jauja

    ★★★★★

    jauja is often but not always about a man trying to walk through a landscape without falling, although he ends up falling often.

    jauja is a film for people who love horses and dogs.

    the horizon in jauja rarely dominates, it is a landscape film where the screen is most often dominated by tall grass, rocks, dirt, still water, rocks. in one of the central moments the night sky dominates the frame, but in that shot the central figure is…