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  • Satantango




    I did it. I watched Satantango, and I did it all in a single day.

    The Hungarian board of tourism must really hate Bela Tarr, because he manages to make its countryside look like hell on earth every time he picks up a camera.

    I honestly didn't think it would be possible to make a film with that's over 7 hours long and still have it feel like it has earned each minute. Of course, this movie was so…

  • Last Year at Marienbad

    Last Year at Marienbad



    Not since Persona have I seen a film this meticulously put together.

    That dreary voiceover combined with the endless dollying shots really put me in a trance, and the incredible framing and attention to detail honestly left me pretty awestruck. This is my kind of movie, baby!

    I also always love a good cut to black at the end.

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  • Nostalgia for the Light

    Nostalgia for the Light


    What started out as a documentary about stars turns into something much more devastating and closer to home.

    It was interesting to see how the two subjects were tied together, both stemming from the same hunt for knowledge of the past.

  • Repulsion



    A movie about rape directed by a rapist, and it's applauded for some reason? Couldn't finish. Find a new movie, folks.

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  • No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad

    No Half Measures: Creating the Final Season of Breaking Bad


    Please stop rating random documentaries as if they were the show.

  • Horse Girl

    Horse Girl



    Alison Brie's first screenplay is ambitious and original. There is a massive tone shift throughout, but I was hooked the entire time. A lot of people seem to be rating this badly because it "doesn't know what it wants to be" but I disagree. I think it just wants to be a bunch of different things, and I'm here for it.

    The characters started out as being instantly lovable, but what is at first an entertaining comedy slowly reveals…