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  • Fright Night

    Fright Night

    ★★★

    Ever since I finished Stranger Things my life has been an absolute mess. I've been completely hooked on 80s nostalgia, going through some serious withdrawal. And for the most part I'm able to suppress it and go about my daily duties, work, read and take care of my family. But on Saturday nights, when everyone has gone to bed, the urge becomes to much. My mind imaginates of that sweet, buttery, Indiana popcorn, that captures the American spirit in a…

  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★½

    Is it just me or does letterboxd promote your profile like crazy if you go inactive for a little bit or something? I get waaaay more followers when I'm not posting reviews for a while, it's weird, but anyways I return to filmwatching, after som book reading, music listening and TV series watching (and now I only have to wait until Halloween to see Stranger Things season 2), by seeing Get Out in theatres, an interesting film indeed. Firstly, I…

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  • L'Avventura

    L'Avventura

    ★★★★★

    Finally feeling somewhat on the same page as Antonioni, and that happens in a film where communication is it's most subversive element, the one that discloses the least about what is actually going on in the film. And there is clearly a disconnect between the director/writer and his characters here. While delving into fascinating psychoanalysis, the distance remains and much like Luigi Pirandello, Antonioni lets his characters roam free without doubting the primal forces that directs the film. As though…

  • Red Desert

    Red Desert

    ★★★★★

    First off thanks to Connor and Marcus for promptly guiding me to this immediately following my review of L'avventura and never has a recommendation felt so appropriate. Of course I loved it, as Antonioni's scenes become more layered in complexity, though the lifeless black-and-white has its charm, so does his narrative. And it is important to remember this complexity going in to this film, as interpretations often tend to err on the simplistic side. Still we explore the realm of…