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  • Teorema

    Teorema

    ★★★★

    A man enters a house. A stranger. Tall, slim, gallant. Silent. He seduces the wife, the son, the maid, the father. Then he vanishes, like a ghost. A sacred ghost. But also a mundane one. Then there's the missing, the anger, the worthlessness and the frustration. Then each character tries to replace him. One by sainthood, one by prostitution, one by art. But it is futile. He is not there.

    And they roam like ghosts without souls, mere shadows under the desert winds.

  • My Night at Maud's

    My Night at Maud's

    ★★

    For all of you Letterboxd people who over-use the word "pretentious".

    Feel free, go ahead.





    I honestly think people only like this cause it's french. If it was in english the self obsession and insanely boring intellectualism here presented would drive us all insane.

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  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★★★

    Might sound blasphemous, but this is not just a spectacular work of art, it is also a work of God.

    I'm going to be real lazy as a critic here, mainly because I didn't find anything that was done wrong in Terrence Malick's masterpiece.
    The film is sweepingly brilliant, touching, metaphisical, strong, both complex and childishly simple at the same time. There is Pantheism. There is Faith. There is the Budha like mother figure, the birds in the trees and…

  • Everybody Wants Some!!

    Everybody Wants Some!!

    ★★★★★

    Richard Linklater here crowns himself as the King of real life.
    I mean, perfect, all around. Visually, a blast – a perfect palette of college color. The music is awesome, you feel you need more of each character – they’re all so brilliantly formed out of life!
    I heard in one of Linklater’s interviews that he had way less “demons” in college than in high school, so I was expecting some good quality everydayness with a cool soundtrack. But there…