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  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★★

    Help! I'm obsessed with this movie and my love for it doesn't seem to have an expiring date!

    It's so unique, the characters are so tenderly irrational, the images are full of desire and I simply love the camera work here - the city with its hyperactivity, these overwhelming cascades of neon light and its fragmentic reality is being portrayed as this place in which anything seems possible and yet so unreachable. Besides, I dare you to name me one…

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    Rewatched this with the commentary track on this time around and it played out almost like an ASMR video with Timothée Chalamet and Michael Stuhlbarg sensually whispering how much they enjoyed being part of the movie.

    Bit of trivia: in the closing shot - Elio's stare into the fire - Timothée Chalamet was wearing a little earpiece that was playing Sufjan Stevens 'Visions of Gideon' in his ear while acting throughout this scene <3

  • Lost Highway

    Lost Highway

    ★★★

    Followbruary Nr. #8

    Eine wilde Fahrt ohne rechten Ausstieg.
    In seinen besten Momenten zeigt sich 'Lost Highway' als Beziehungsstudie, in der Eifersucht als ein alles verschlingende schwarzes Loch inszeniert wird. In einem gewohnt verwirrenden Erzählstrudel der Unmöglichkeit, in dem Protagonisten schon mal wie durch ein metaphysisches Einwirken ausgetauscht und zweckentfremdet werden, zeichnet Lynch mit seiner Bild- und Tonsprache einen sich selbst verzehrenden Zirkelschluss, der in der Endlosigkeit seine eigene Sackgasse bildet. Gerade in den stationären Bildern, in der eine ungewisse…

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★

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    There are movies which rely only on a few key scenes to keep the audience magnetized - and then there is 'Gone Girl'. I can only compliment it by stating that each and every scene felt to some extent vital either pushing the developement of the plot one step further or enriching the characters with more depth. It's hard to go into detail without giving too much away, so let's just say the tension - sometimes subliminal, sometimes…

  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★★★½

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    Do you know that feeling when even at your first time experiencing a movie you can relatively easy put the finger on its flaws, but after watching through it you still leave the theater in absolute awe? This was one of those experiences!

    Yes, the movie is flawed: almost everytime a character opens his mouth it doesn't sound like a real human being, but more like a script and together with the very dialogue-heavy exposition the beginning of…