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  • Time Bandits

    Time Bandits

    Ah, now this is the Terry Gilliam I know and love. It seems like he needed to work outside his comfort zone and not just remake The Holy Grail again, but really show that he can stand out on his own.

    One thing that this reminded me a lot of this viewing was Tolkien's The Hobbit, being that it's about a small person being swept up into an adventure by a group of vagabond dwarves. I bring this up to…

  • Cries and Whispers

    Cries and Whispers

    It’s kind of funny when I explain to others, but I find a lot of Bergman’s films to be kind of cozy. I think one of those reasons is that his love for theater and clear inspiration from it makes it so that his films (whether it’s intentional or serendipitous) feel like they’re happening in an intimate setting. Compared to someone like Roberto Rossellini, whose natural outdoor settings could impose a feeling of agoraphobia, for better or worse, I at…

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