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  • Married to the Mob

    Married to the Mob

    "please give me a chance."

    not many directors got human nature like jonathan demme. it's how he was so efficient in transcending genre in just the appearance of a character or a closer angle or a fantastic music cue (because that guy knew how to use diagetic music better than anyone). humans evolve constantly at any moment. your greatest friend can become your greatest fear at any moment. and what shows that better than a story about the mob and…

  • Foxy Brown

    Foxy Brown

    "airplane driver."

    one of the best match cuts (get it?) in history.

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  • The Wolf of Wall Street

    The Wolf of Wall Street

    ★★★★½

    Just like there are films about the underdogs, there are films about their top dog rivals.

    And Scorsese executes this satire brilliantly. The Lemmons sequence is a instant classic.

  • Free Fire

    Free Fire

    "stop shooting me!!!!"

    it's really fun and it's really fast. ben wheatley's choice to disorient the audience's perspective whenever guns go ablaze is a brilliant one as it keeps suspense alive to make the thrill last for the entire runtime. just like any bold concept (90-minute long gunfight), the film maintains by building and building with surprise and surprise. an absolute blast.