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  • The Legend of the Holy Drinker

    The Legend of the Holy Drinker

    ★★★½

    Rutger Hauer is pretty great in this, acting mostly with his eyes, looking at most things with a drunken awe and sense of joy.

    I still, to this day, think that Dominique Pinon is the Bitter Beer Face guy.

  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You

    ★★★½

    oh yeah I watched this.

    Twas pretty good // great performances // white voice got annoying // a bit listless at times yet inventive and go-for-broke // great ideas, well-executed, interspersed with clunky filler/bridges

    favorite part: Fowler & Stanfield arguing, especially arguing about their respective scents

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  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    The Royal Tenenbaums

    ★★★★★

    Often times certain films hold a special place in my heart, as I am sure the same can be said of almost everyone else. My memory of The Royal Tenenbaums involves a group of friends driving one hour (both ways) to Baltimore to catch it at the Charles Theater. At the time, that was the only way to see Wes Anderson’s newest film, since growing up in a small town in Pennsylvania, one did not have the opportunity to see…

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    Au Hasard Balthazar

    ★★

    Robert Bresson has an insane 7 films on the Sight and Sound list.

    Now, I may or may not possess the Malick gene, the jury is still out, but having watched two Bressons now (this and Pickpocket) I'm almost certain I do not possess a Bresson gene.

    Maybe...completely devoid of the Bresson gene.

    This is, without a doubt, the main director that is so critically praised and universally loved and I cannot, for the life of me, understand why. To…