Favorite films

  • Journey to the West
  • Memoria
  • Spring Breakers
  • Under the Skin

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  • Crimes of the Future

    ★★★★½

  • Salesmen

    ★★

  • Metropolis

    ★★★★★

  • Twenty-Nine

    ★★★

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  • Crimes of the Future

    Crimes of the Future

    ★★★★½

    So much of this tickled a specific part of my brain (the part that spontaneously grew as I got exposed to more and more cavern-filling hard techno music) that I often got surprised by how much it was tickling the rest of it. This is Cronenberg's most politically-coherent work to me, maybe a little lumpen in its expository leanings sometimes, but if you're going to be as weird and stilted as this (and let Kristen Stewart go as wild as…

  • Salesmen

    Salesmen

    ★★

    Nice work Stav, I'd like to think that this supporting performance is your calling card to the big screen world. Go with God.

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  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★★½

    Me: Do you like Mary Harron’s adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho?

    Snooty Film Analyst: It’s OK.

    Me: The later scenes are a little too abstract for my tastes, but when Bateman’s monologuing carries on throughout all 102 minutes, I think it really comes into its own, commercially and artistically. The whole film has a clear, crisp look, and an old sheen of consummate professionalism that really gives Andrzej Sekula’s cinematography a big boost. Mary Harron's been compared to…

  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    Fifty Shades of Grey

    ★½

    Eyes Wide Shit.