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  • Paterson

    Paterson

    ★★★★★

    I am a bad person. I am selfish, self-centered, cold, envious.

    There is none of that in Paterson, at least not among our two main characters. They lead a life free of drama, which might seem unrealistic at points, but sometimes that's all we need from movies. People being happy and content. Tranquil, cozy moments, like waking up everyday exchanging affection with your significant other. After all, that is also part of real life. The way both protagonists deal with…

  • Nise: The Heart of Madness

    Nise: The Heart of Madness

    ★★★

    Good.

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  • Louder Than Bombs

    Louder Than Bombs

    ★★★★½

    When you work with film and aren't a filmmaker, you still think a lot about the way to shoot things. How you would shoot someone waking up from a nice dream. A couple in love fondling each other. An argument in which someone gets hurts emotionally. Someone getting a cup of coffee somewhere.

    Most times when you see a movie you don't think much about, you know, how they filmed it and how you'd have done. Until you watch something…

  • In the Mood for Love

    In the Mood for Love

    ★★★★

    "In the old days, if someone had a secret they didn't want to share, they went up a mountain, found a tree, carved a hole in it, and whispered the secret into the hole. Then they covered it with mud. And leave the secret there forever."

    In the Mood for Love is about exactly that. A romance that never happened. Chow and Su moved to the same building, same floor, and thus became neighbours. Chow has a wife and Su…