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  • Speed Racer
  • Andrei Rublev
  • The Apartment
  • Macross: Do You Remember Love?

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  • Metropolis

    ★★★★★

  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

    ★★★★

  • Doctor Who: Revolution of the Daleks

    ★★★

  • Godzilla Fest 4: Operation Jet Jaguar

    ★★★★★

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  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

    Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

    ★★★★★

    in the beginning of 2018, i finished NGE and watched End of Evangelion for the first time.

    it was the lowest point in my life. i was out of rehab for an amphetamine addiction, was recovering from a mental breakdown, my grandfather who i adored had just passed away, my father was deported and i had to relocate to a new state, my mother lost her job and now i live beneath the poverty line, i am thousands in debt,…

  • Le Notti Bianche

    Le Notti Bianche

    ★★★★★

    channeling the raw, unfettered yet sexless passion of films like Lean's Brief Encounter and Wong's In the Mood for Love, Le Notti Bianche is a film that grabs your heart and slowly gives it a squeeze until you have no choice but to laugh and then cry your fucking eyes out.

    it accomplishes this through the sheer magic Visconti puts on display here. every shot composition is framed immaculately to give a heightened sense of reality. the lighting bursts from…

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  • Metropolis

    Metropolis

    ★★★★★

    seeing this w an orchestra and a sold-out crowd was just fuckin life-changing man i love movies

  • Godzilla Fest 4: Operation Jet Jaguar

    Godzilla Fest 4: Operation Jet Jaguar

    ★★★★★

    OH MY FUCKING GOD WE ARE SO BACK THERES SO MUCH LOVE IN THIS THE SUITMATION IS JUST SO CRISP ABD JET JAGUAR HAS NEVER LOOKED BETTER WELCOME BACK BABY HOLY FUCK

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  • A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song

    A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song

    ★★★

    there's an Indian guy in this movie named Tony Gupta who's apparently half Italian (with a full Jersey accent!) but he works as a spiritual guru for a rich Southern lady in a colonial home so his living is literally pretending to be a flamboyant Indian caricature and wow why couldn't the whole movie had been about him

  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    The Super Mario Bros. Movie

    a deeply cynical film that is simultaneously embarrassed to exist but also meticulous in capturing surface-level aesthetics of its IP for the sake of branding.

    a movie made purely to please two demographics:

    1. people who use LinkedIn as their main social media platform and view success of a film purely through box office numbers

    2. redditors whose metric of quality for how good a film is depends entirely on how "accurate" it is to its source material 

    on the…