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  • The Godfather
  • Modern Times
  • Vagabond
  • The Maltese Falcon

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  • No Man of Her Own

    ★★★

  • True Confession

    ★★★

  • The Barefoot Contessa

    ★★★★

  • Boxcar Bertha

    ★★½

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  • The Truth

    The Truth

    ★★

    Maybe it's me but when it's rich folks' problems (even when they are at the root universal-type-family-shit) I tune out.
    Makes some sense that Kore-eda would branch out into other cultures after his growing international acclaim, and SHOPLIFTERS.
    However, one of the things I find most powerful about his films are the multiple layers of vulnerability his characters typically exist within, so that their fragility in the face of material conditions and social forces shakily underpins the challenges they face…

  • The Last Blockbuster

    The Last Blockbuster

    PLEASE. Nostalgia for this corporate behemoth? Get the F*** outta here.