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Favorite films

  • Uptight
  • For Love of Ivy
  • Beverly Hills Cop
  • The Talented Mr. Ripley

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  • Nope

    ★★★

  • Beverly Hills Cop

    ★★★★★

  • Uptight

    ★★★★★

  • Close-Up

    ★★★★★

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  • Mr. Klein

    Mr. Klein

    ★★★★★

    What does occupation feel like? How does it change a culture? What does it pull out of people?

    Mr. Klein is a film that grapples with Nazi-occupied France, yet takes place largely indoors. We spend time in apartments, in mansions, and in offices. We get to know the world solely through Mr. Klein’s eyes. 

    When we finally see the outside world, we get an immediate sense that something has gone wrong. We see men, dressed in uniform, stalk the streets…

  • Moonlight

    Moonlight

    ★★★★★

    “You know, it’s not the world that was my oppressor, because what the world does to you, if the world does it to you long enough and effectively enough, you begin to do to yourself.” 

    -James Baldwin in conversation with Nikki Giovanni