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  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I think Marianne and Héloïse was never meant to have a “happy” ending. As the film follows a parallel to the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, with Orpheus a poet, an artist who follows his lover to the Underworld and sang his songs of proclamation; his story resonated with modern-day artists. But surprisingly, most of the poems I've read about them was written from Eurydice's perspective: in which she has accepted this ending, this loss, and sees only this strange…

  • Silence

    Silence

    I hate it. Trying to write an objective review but I just despise the choices Scorsese made with this film. Actors with bad, inconsistent accents? Check. Western arrogance? Fucking check. I’m not a historian in any way but how could every one of those Japanese peasants speak - or even understand - straight English? Please correct me if I’m wrong. I know there were Portuguese and Dutch words blended into Japanese vocabulary in the 16th century but the use of…