Favorite films

  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
  • Perceval
  • Comrades, Almost a Love Story
  • The Assassin

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  • Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

  • Out 1

    ★★★★★

  • Déjà Vu

    ★★★★½

  • Chungking Express

    ★★★★★

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  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

    This has never not been among the heights of cinema for me, but something that always puzzled me before this viewing was the focus on the father, sister, and brother, with the mother whisked unceremoniously away for most of the film. But apart from the absence it creates, the room allowed for all members of the family to flirt with the unknown (even the mother, trying out overt spirituality), it also removes the closest familial connection to the grandmother. Everyone…

  • Déjà Vu

    Déjà Vu

    ★★★★½

    Both a great long take film and a great montage film, sometimes in the same scene.

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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ½

    Let's leave aside the extravagant vanity and stupidity of this, a project that seems as much an excuse for Waititi to clown around in Führer cosplay as to indulge his worst and most juvenile tendencies: the twee coming-of-age story, the playful mocking that ultimately coalesces into love. Let's even excuse the utterly incoherent at best, downright fascistic approach to Nazism, which doesn't so much dismantle the very real and very dangerous ideology as it presents it baldly and plainly, hoping…

  • House

    House

    ★★★★

    From the Criterion description: “House might have been beamed to Earth from some other planet.”

    No. This is our world.