Franco A

Here is a list of lists that explain, just a little, how I see films.

Favorite films

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  • Memories of Murder

    ★★★★½

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    ★★★★½

  • Salesman

    ★★★½

  • Undercover Brother

    ★★★

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  • Memories of Murder

    Memories of Murder

    ★★★★½

    Bong was 34 when this came out 🤯 
    His second movie is an epic of complex technical and thematic filmmaking that few ever reach.

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I saw it today with my son (7, his first time) and our neighbor friend (54, his first time in 25 years). My second time in 7 years. Bits and chunks as a little kid on tv probably. 

    My neighbor was sobbin for the entire second half. Ugly sniffling. It was pretty great. He left beaming. 

    My son was more taken by the giant Real IMAX screen here in downtown San Francisco. 
    He liked the movie a lot too. He…

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  • Hamilton

    Hamilton

    ½

    All Colonizers Are Bastards

  • Burn After Reading

    Burn After Reading

    ★★★★½

    "Look Oz, look, there's no easy way to say this: We're taking you off the Balkans Desk."

    More random thoughts than a review:

    Awesome cast with Clooney's self loathing Harry being the standout. I think it is some of his best work.

    It has all the elements to be a cult classic like Lebowski EXCEPT there are very real very violent consequences in this one which leave the audience cold and a little disturbed. Hard to watch it with a…