sirrah993

sirrah993

Favorite films

  • La La Land
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Citizen Kane
  • Umberto D.

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  • Interiors

    ★★★★

  • Un Chien Andalou

    ★★★★

  • Mademoiselle Chambon

    ★★★★½

  • Cats & Dogs

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  • Interiors

    Interiors

    ★★★★

    I'll admit: I really do enjoy this film a lot.

    From Geraldine Page's phenomenal performance of a middle-age housewife whose life is crumbling around her, to Gordon Willis's smooth cinematography, to the muted colors of the imagery, to Maureen Stapleton's red dress and intoxicating personality, to the seriousness of the direction and screenplay, all of this coming after the grand success of Annie Hall, a half-serious, half-funny comedy.

    But I will also admit this: this film is not original. At…

  • Un Chien Andalou

    Un Chien Andalou

    ★★★★

    Well, damn.

    It has been a while. A year to be exact.

    I know I didn't have a great following like many people on here have, but I do have some explaining to do for those who I made some connection on the Letterboxd landscape. The answer to 'where have I been all this time' is quite simple: work. Work has been the black hole to my free time this past year. Ever since I got promoted, I had to…

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  • Fantasia

    Fantasia

    ★★★★★

    Cherish this, for Disney will never make another arthouse film ever again.

  • Death in Venice

    Death in Venice

    ★★★

    There are two ways you can look at Visconti’s problematic adaptation of Thomas Mann’s novella Death in Venice: 1.) as a work of Symbolism, where Gustav’s yearning for the young Thaddeus is not that of perversion but that of youth. In other words, the dying Gustav sees Thaddeus as a symbol of beauty perfected, and as an artist, that is something Gustav wishes to achieve or return to. 2.) Gustav is a closeted homosexual who lusts after the young Thaddeus,…