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  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    ★★★

    2018 Fappiest Film Challenge [18+]
    Week 6 - '50s Vixens - Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell

    This film ends up being a twofer for this weeks challenge with both Marilyn and Jane starring in it. The big take aways from this film for me are the wonderful colors and outfits, and how gorgeous Marilyn Monroe is in this film. It was nice to finally see the inspiration for Madonna's "Material Girl" after all these years. While "Diamonds are a Girls…

  • Faust

    Faust

    ★★★

    This feels like a regression after "The Last Laugh". My mind started drifting once the love story started, but I really enjoyed it until then.

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  • Memories of Murder

    Memories of Murder

    ★★★★

    Asian cinema challenge
    WEEK 3 - 100 Korean Films

    I'm beginning to realize that I love Korean cinema. Granted, most of the films I have seen so far have been on some form of greatest films list, but there are similarities in the look and feel between them that make it the most interesting thing in film for me right now.

    This particular film is the best film I have seen so far this year (and I have seen some…

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    ★★★½

    Film School Drop Outs – Weekly Challenge 2018
    Week 1: Jan. 1-Jan. 7
    Actor - Lillian Gish

    I may need to watch "Broken Blossoms" since this film really doesn't involve Lillian Gish in any meaningful way.

    The Babylonian portion of this film is amazing. First screen decapitation?