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Favorite films

  • Stalker
  • The Spirit of the Beehive
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • The Thing

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  • Dune: Part Two

    ★★★½

  • Christ Stopped at Eboli

    ★★★★

  • Undercurrent

    ★★

  • Watership Down

    ★★★★

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  • Dune: Part Two

    Dune: Part Two

    ★★★½

    All this dry material just washed over me. It's not that I wasn't aware of the beauty and intricate moving pieces in this clockwork mechanics that needed to hit in order to make this thing be pulled off I just felt time was ethereal to many of these moments of grandeur and honestly it is some beautiful grandeur. I feel something about CGI crowds that just feel phony and manipulative or maybe I suffer from PTSD from the Star Wars…

  • Christ Stopped at Eboli

    Christ Stopped at Eboli

    ★★★★

    Watching this had this hypnotic effect on me as we entered this world where our main character Carlo Levi(Gian Maria Volonté) is taken to what he feels is a remote town full of people with bizarre beliefs and disaffected from politics. It feels very much like a condemned man of intelligence doomed to a life of inconsequence and will be unable to utilize his intellect. He bids his time walking around this stone town on the hill observing life and…

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  • Poor Things

    Poor Things

    ★★★★½

    Oh what a gem of a film this is. Yorgos just takes his stakes up higher in stylism and grandeur with this pastel de nata in film form. So much details and choices are made here that I found it hard to take it all in at once and can see repeat viewings being able to scrape off more info or add new questions and I for one am all here for it. Emma Stone balances her role a plumb…

  • Experiment in Terror

    Experiment in Terror

    ★★★

    So Blake Edwards really throws a lot of noir tricks on the screen in making this a stylish San Francisco 60's thriller plus Lee Remick(Kelly Sherwood) does a solid job conveying the fear to sell the tension and Henry "The Man"cini brings in a solid score but I don't know if I got the killers modus operandi. I mean he is very conflated of both evil and good. I kind of wish Kelly didn't have to rely on men to…