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  • The Thin Man
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • Red Beard
  • Being There

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  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

    ★★★★½

  • Chungking Express

    ★★★★★

  • Lucky Toupée

  • Exchange Student

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  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    Beautiful people tortured by longing, but beautifully

  • Downtown

    Downtown

    Something about this was quite upsetting to me. Probably not just the elevation of form over content, not even the divorce of the two, but the idolatry of the former and the obliteration of the latter. Freakin fireworks cinema. Ephemeral, fleeting, spectacular, and empty. Tiktok videos have more going for them.

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  • Gone in Sixty Seconds

    Gone in Sixty Seconds

    After Nic Cage goes all Zen-Buddhist listening to "Low Rider," then opens his eyes and says, "Let's ride," I told my wife to bury me with the blu-ray of this movie.

  • One Hundred and One Nights

    One Hundred and One Nights

    ★★★★★

    Are you familiar or in love with the following:

    Fellini/Mastroianni collaborations
    Mastroianni's repartee with Anouk Aimée
    Jean-Paul Belmondo
    Catherine Deneuve
    Robert De Niro (w/ ponytail)
    Alain Delon
    the Lumière brothers
    the Cannes Film Festival
    Luis Buñuel
    Gerard Depardieu's death scenes
    Welles & Touch of Evil
    Jeanne Moreau
    Jean Renoir
    Erich von Stroheim (in The Grand Illusion & Sunset Boulevard)
    Agnès Varda (esp. Cleo, Le Bonheur, & Vagabond)
    Jacques Demy (esp. Young Girls)
    Nosferatu
    and/or cinema?

    Then this is for you. Viewing this was…