Evelyn Dee

Evelyn Dee

Gay / Stupid / ✡️ / Auteur theorist / Revamped personal canon here: boxd.it/mtAyK

Favorite films

  • Flowers of Shanghai
  • Sunset Song
  • Whisper of the Heart
  • Marie Antoinette

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  • Dune

  • Deep Cover

    ★★★★★

  • The Zone of Interest

  • You Were Never Really Here

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  • Dune

    Dune

    I think Dune is perhaps one of the least inspired director-driven spectacles of recent memories due to not only a complete lack of narrative/emotional resonance/propulsion, but any lack of ulterior visual imagination. Pardon my pun, but this adaptation sands off the thornier, psychedelic aspects, into such a dull, literal-minded brutalist thing that the weirdest moments are the horniest (the psychosexual relationship Paul has with his mother, the prevalence of male nudity). Villeneuve has recently gone on record saying that he…

  • Deep Cover

    Deep Cover

    ★★★★★

    We used to be able to light movies in this country

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  • Three Thousand Years of Longing

    Three Thousand Years of Longing

    ★★★★

    Nearly everyone who has watched this and talked about it is almost consistently and wildly off the mark, especially concerning the pacing. This is George Miller - remixing The Fabulous Baron Munchausen for the 21st century - examining the dramaturgy of moralistic fables with the disaffected skepticism of postmodernism, and ultimately returning to and reclaiming the sincerity of these tales as a way to cope with the isolatory nature of our modern world. It's a fable that knows its a…

  • John Wick: Chapter 4

    John Wick: Chapter 4

    ★★★★★

    It's grindhouse, it's film noir, it's vaudeville, it's a western, it's a samurai film, it's wuxia, it's heroic bloodshed, it's greek myth, it's Hotline Miami, it's goodbye.