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  • Au Revoir les Enfants

    Au Revoir les Enfants

    ★★★★

    Au Revoir le Filmstruck...

  • Late Spring

    Late Spring

    ★★★★½

    There's something soothing, and meditative about watching an Ozu film...

    Ultra-static in it's cinematography, it just seems to catch the moments in-between the moments of the scene. Because it's so tranquil it's almost odd that there could be a conflict within the story, but there is.

    This is the first of the Noriko Trilogy, by Yasujirō Ozu, so of course we have Chishū Ryū and Setsuko Hara. Both always with a smile, even if seemed forced, the discipline of their…

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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★½

    Oh boy...

    Controversial? sure.

    Pretentious? nah.

    Unique? yes.

    Intense? undeniably.

    Scary? not the scary you're thinking of.

    Good? very.

    Once you get the metaphor, the message is straight forward. But it doesn't bash you over the head with it (unlike what some people think). Aronofsky is just telling it as it is, through his own interpretation of the story. I think it's quite brilliant, the way he pulled it off.

    I would like to Highly Recommend this film, but it…

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    I wish that I was alive when Star Wars, directed by George Lucas, hit theaters. It was a completely original, special effects heavy B-movie that took everyone by surprise. A commercial success. The people's choice. A movie for everyone, old or young, with no strings attached...

    That will never, ever happen again.

    Whether it be today, tomorrow, or as long as we travel the path that we're currently on in the verse of cinema. That will never happen again.

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