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  • Opening Night

    Opening Night

    Cassavete puts you in the room with the actors, you feel the tension, the relationships and the identity of each of his characters. Opening night weaves between reality and acting and back again, you can sympathise with Virginia as she brings her life dread onto the stage and into her performances.
    I would not compare Cassavete to the French, La Nouvelle Vague movement as many do. Although they broke the rules, they pioneered a new way of filming and editing…

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★

    The best nightmare you have ever had. A dark, atmospheric and confined masterpiece.
    Jarin Blaschke's (DOP) genius decision to use a boxy 1.1:9 ratio confines the two characters together. Before dialogue or any type of action, you can feel the claustrophobia of the lighthouse and the unescapable tension throughout the film. Excellently casted, performed, written and shot. Do we expect anything else from Eggers?

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    Beggars can't be choosers, if they could, they'd be hustlers...
    This is a modern masterpiece of story and cinematography. There is something for everyone to appreciate here, from the sheeple to the cine-purists. If you're complaining about it not being in English and having to read subtitles, fuck off.

  • Spring Breakers

    Spring Breakers

    A full 94 minutes of cringe. I feel embarrassed for anyone who was a part of this crock of shit. Korine, known for his "envelope pushing film-making" has run out of push and is lost to the currents of producers and what he thinks might sell. I am a big fan of Korine and how he gained his cult-like following through breaking all the rules of formal film and infuriating and shocking the mainstream with his absurdity and reality. The…