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  • The Tree of Life
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  • The Thing
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  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

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    I worked on this film for several years, both in the camera crew and editing room. I've watched it dozens of times. I know it inside out. Watching it again still feels like the first time. Everything new. It knocks me out. It's a masterpiece.

  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

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    Is this movie so eerie in spite or because of the occasionally stilted acting by its entirely young cast? Something about their curiously obvious line readings makes the film's descent into madness all the more terrifying. The lingering shots on the unnamed children watching, thinking (or not thinking), taking in the world and rising conflict between the film's leads are haunting. The moment of Simon staring into the dreadful abyss - the pig's head on a spike - as the…