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  • Mass

    ★★★★

  • American Psycho

    ★★★½

  • Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

    ★★★

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    ★★★

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  • A Page of Madness

    A Page of Madness

    ★★★★★

    If there is anything that Teinosuke Kinugasa’s A Page of Madness has shown me, it’s that it is difficult to pinpoint a chronological map of artistic influence. The near untraceable web of interconnected citations, interview footnotes, diary entries, odes and analyses, they all find their foundations deep within the sediment. Upon digging through the rubble, upon uncovering the foundational stones of the likes of Lynch, Kobayashi, Kurosawa, Maddin, Kubrick, Schrader, Bergman, one essential elemental component is this Japanese silent film…

  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★★

    As I continue my intrepid descent into the clutches of a crippling addiction to cinema, it was inevitable that along the way I would encounter a demon that's simply too powerful and unrelenting to stave. That demon has a name, and its name is Ingmar Bergman's Persona.

    There's a presence in this film, a humanity; encapsulated within the shores of a getaway vacation, or perhaps, within the walls of my psyche, Bergman crafts an oeuvre both abject and delicate, pointing…

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  • Mass

    Mass

    ★★★★

    COVID watch #10 was a reverent and stirring film that evokes immense emotion with powerful acting, incredible attention to detail, minimal fuss, and concise dialogue; I think following up a Scorsese binge with Mass is something I couldn’t recommend more.

  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★½

    American Psycho proves that any man with good hygiene is a psychopath


    COVID watch #9

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