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  • Vampyr

    ★★★★★

  • Satantango

    ★★★★★

  • Satantango

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  • Encanto

    ★★★★

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  • Vampyr

    Vampyr

    ★★★★★

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  • Satantango

    Satantango

    ★★★★★

    Film Critic Danny Kay full in depth Review of Bela Tarr‘s Masterwork Sátántangó (1994) I paused the film every 5- 10 minutes to review (I wrote 22 pagers, almost 15,000 words.) taking weeks of writing, editing and watching this unrelenting seven hours breaking down its symbolism, themes and imagery of manifesting philosophy. (Every second was worth it) The loss purity, honesty, guilt, religion, fetishes, nihilism are the core elements running throughout the feature showing a difficult to stomach depiction of…

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  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★

    The Grand Budapest hotel seamlessly weaves depressing subject matter with black comedy to create a gorgeous experience that still fascinates me in a period of passionless cinematic mediocrity.
    Wes Anderson's whimsical feature lets the imagination of a creative mind flourish supported by camp performances, hugely adding offbeat, priceless moments bouncing off Fiennes's most impeccably quirky role. I thought the hotel in the whole storyline is a disguise to cope with the immense cruelty of war times in glossy rich upper-class…

  • Encanto

    Encanto

    ★★★★

    Encanto's perception of individuality, crumbling under the immense pressure of your gifts is explored in the vivid, cultural manifestation of imagination. The burden is hidden at first seeming like a paradise of heavenly humility only to find one member has been disregarded by the family's self-indulgence. Isabella at first comes off as obnoxious but the feature often tricks our mind into jading someone before their inner feelings or back-story. The delirium-like visuals help the musical interactions so well transporting the…