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  • The Lives of Others
  • Metropolis
  • Das Boot
  • Look Who's Back

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  • Band of Outsiders

    ★★★½

  • Vanishing Point

    ★★★

  • Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

  • The Green Knight

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  • Face/Off

    Face/Off

    "It's like looking in a mirror..... but not"

    "Face.......off.....Face......off!"


    "Sorry I shot you, dad."


    After I saw this in a cinema and turned to my viewing companion and said "They don't make things like this anymore." She responded with "Thank goodness!"

    I'm not sure what put her over the edge, the creepy hand-gesture of love, our overly dramatic birds, or the fact we can forget about the dead son now that we have a cute replacement-- but lets get real,…

  • Band of Outsiders

    Band of Outsiders

    ★★★½

    A couple of small-time inept wannabe gangsters with an over-appreciation for Hollywood and dancing style? No wonder Tarantino likes this.
    Yes our two guys have fun playing at shoot em' up, but it is clear that the finger guns at the beginning will be replaced by real ones at the end.

    That's all true, even though most of the runtime isnt really concerned with our robbery, (I'm not sure that this counts as a "heist" lol)
    We are going to…

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  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★½

    Ah, time to join the stampede of Letterboxd reviews!

    This is a big  achievement that could only have come from Scorsese. Perfectly tailored for its cast, and a deeply personal film for its director. Is it self-indulgent? Certainly, but if you are sympathetic for the journey it goes on, you won’t mind. (That’s my way of saying I’m not sure how people can say the movie doesn’t feel long, it totally does, but it earns it by showing so much…

  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★½

    This my 100th Review here on Letterboxd 


    So I thought I would pause my somewhat random exploration of silent movies for something that was essentially guaranteed to be good. 

    It is interesting to compare this to the serial killer genre of the 90s ( which Fincher memorably contributed to.) With the distance of a few years Fincher sees a new way of looking at the themes and story beats involved. 

    I think it is also fascinating to think of this…