Yusuf Bayraktar

I’m just trying to watch as many films as Lorelai Gilmore.

Favorite films

  • The Graduate
  • Election
  • Almost Famous
  • The Last Picture Show

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  • Signs

    ★★★½

  • The Princess Bride

    ★★★

  • Argentina, 1985

    ★★★½

  • Woman on the Roof

    ★★

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  • Bones and All

    Bones and All

    ★★★½

    Such a cool blend of brutal violence and a southern gothic romance. There were some choices here and there that made little sense to me, but I guess thanks to my admiration of Guadagnino’s talent on reflecting passion, I could easily ignore them.

  • TÁR

    TÁR

    ★★★★½

    I haven't watched a performance that has captivated me this much in a long time. Blanchett tears apart every role she has taken so far and reveals a whole new dimension of her renge.

    In addition to her peak performance the dramatic, intense, and brave script made me feel like I was reading a perfect novel, which is what I love most about a movie. This is incredibly good.

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  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★★

    Call Me By Your Name is like a poetic, heart-breaking song that gets you everytime. An unforgettable cinematic experience and probably the best of the year, and one the best queer movies of all time.

  • After Hours

    After Hours

    ★★★★★

    How could Scorsese achieve making so many perfect films? Everytime, I just say to myself “this is it. this is his best work” and with every other movie I find myself gaping.

    After Hours is a genius, funny, disturbing, filled with paranoia masterpiece. One of the most exciting and fun films I’ve ever seen. Griffin Dunne is so good.