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  • Dead Man
  • The Holy Mountain
  • Stalker
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  • The Green Knight

    ★★★½

  • Pig

    ★★★★

  • Gunpowder Milkshake

    ★½

  • Le Samouraï

    ★★★★

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  • Wings of Desire

    Wings of Desire

    ★★★★★

    Enough of the world behind the world! 

    Once there were riverbeds dry, cracking, crumbling deeper and deeper, sinking like the great ships upon the sea into the aquifer below; once the birds did not sing, the mule did not bray, the man did not grunt or groan or sigh; and then they did, and the riverbed was drowned, the cracks filled with mud, penetrated by the perverse wriggling of fish, infected with the poison of life — but is the…

  • 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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  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★½

    Be you not a Knight? 

    A daze before, a dissociation thereafter, and in between, the force of what cycles the world leftwards and upwards, what tugs the wheel under the cool stream of water, what mills the blood through the body; what be we if not for the nature that we be? What courage befalls those who cannot accept their own soul as damned?

  • Pig

    Pig

    ★★★★

    When I went into watching Pig, I didn’t know what to expect. I hadn’t seen a trailer, I hadn’t read up on it at all, I knew nothing about the director; all I saw was a dark and bearded Nick Cage on the poster and I knew I just had to watch it.

    And I wasn’t disappointed. Pig is an efficient movie, it tells a lot of story in a very cohesive manner, and a lot of that has to…

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