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  • Meet Me in St. Louis
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Stalker
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  • The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

  • Religulous

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  • Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe

    ½

  • Final Solution

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  • The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

    The State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II

    I am a democrat because I believe in the Fall of Man. I think most people are democrats for the opposite reason. A great deal of democratic enthusiasm descends from the ideas of people like Rousseau, who believed in democracy because they thought mankind so wise and good that everyone deserved a share in the government. The danger of defending democracy on those grounds is that they're not true. Whenever their weakness is exposed, the people who prefer tyranny make…

  • Religulous

    Religulous

    Religion is man's way of accepting life as an inevitable defeat. That it is not an inevitable defeat is a claim that cannot be defended in good faith. One can, of course, disperse one's life over the contingencies of every day, but even then it is only a ceaseless and desperate desire to live, and finally a regret that one has not lived. One can accept life, and accept it, at the same time, as a defeat only if one…

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  • Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

    Hannah Gadsby: Nanette

    People think things are tragedy. They’re not tragedy. If you get cancer, that’s not a tragedy. If your mother dies when she’s 30, that’s not tragedy. That’s life. You don’t yell it from the rooftops. It has no place in comedy. I do not like confessional comedy. I don’t like it at all. Nothing can be easier than being confessional. Confessional is bragging. That’s all it is

    - Norm MacDonald

  • A Man Escaped

    A Man Escaped

    ★★★★½

    Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition. Our hero Fontaine is blessed with intelligence, and circumstances make having ambitions a dire necessity for him. Thankfully, the same goes for our storyteller Bresson, whose peerless mastery of his craft make him yearn for a masterpiece and nothing less. The result is ‘A Man Escaped’, an astounding story where the truth is far more powerful than anything the fiction can conjure. You will watch it absolutely convinced, thrilled and…