Alexei Toliopoulos

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Favorite films

  • Wayne's World
  • Looking for Alibrandi
  • All About My Mother
  • The Watermelon Woman

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  • Cannibal Mukbang

  • The Trial

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  • The Boy and the Heron

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  • Training Day

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  • Dinner Rush

    Dinner Rush

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    Uncloched Gems 🍽

    I often think about those rare films that just feel like they are the film that director was born to make. Dinner Rush is that film for Bob Giraldi. The cramped steel kitchens rinsed in harsh white light and lit with flames dazzlingly contrast against the inviting golden brown sepia-toned sultry of the dining room in a way only an expert restauranteur could capture.

    We meet characters that feel like archetypal caricatures, but we get to know…

  • Shadows of Blood

    Shadows of Blood

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    In my search for the Lex The Wonderdog, the lost masterpiece by child prodigy Sydney Ling, I have discovered this. Shadows of Blood. The rarest of films. A film that basically, doesn't exist.

    Starring Ling collaborator Paul Naschy and maniacal freak Barry Fleming as super sadist serial killers on a strangling rampage across the rain slicked streets of Amsterdam.

    It's shot directly on to the VHS tape you'd be watching it on in the analog days. I'm not sure who…

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  • The Trial

    The Trial

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    Terrific adaptation. Shocking observation to realize, but is this Welles’ best looking film? The surrealism just stuns through the use of space and composition. Up there with the best black and white photography.Β 

    Kafka’s humor emits wonderfully from this.

  • The Boy and the Heron

    The Boy and the Heron

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    Transcendent beauty through Miyazaki's most surreal and truly weird imagery. The imagination feels freer here than ever before.

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  • Crash

    Crash

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    Huge motivation for me to finally get my license

  • The Master of Disguise

    The Master of Disguise

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    From IMDb trivia:
    The scene at the Turtle Club happened to be filming on September 11, 2001. When word of the terrorist attacks reached the set, the cast and crew observed a moment of silence.