Joe

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All my tags started on 01/01/2021
My favourites aren’t my favourites of course, just some nice stuff I watched recently

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  • A Brighter Summer Day

    A Brighter Summer Day

    ★★★★½

    Another masterpiece by Yang. This film is exactly what I hoped it would be. Similar to Yi Yi it is personal, it’s emotional, it’s beautiful and it’s also long as hell. And you definitely feel the length of the film, but in a good way. The 4-hour runtime is definitely intimidating and definitely doesn’t make it easy to find the right time to watch this film, but man is it worth it. After those 4 hours you sit there not…

  • Wild Strawberries

    Wild Strawberries

    ★★★★½

    Bergman don't miss

    Honestly, wow! I’ve now seen four Bergman films and wow, just wow. In every film, Bergman creates this unique atmosphere which combines the calm pacing, the intense dialogues and high emotions and depression. All of Bergman’s films obviously tackle death, but I think this one might have tackled it in the best way. Seeing this old man, slowly coming to terms with the realisation that he is definitely going to die soon, whilst returning to his past…

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  • A Separation

    A Separation

    ★★★★½

    A film about a conflict that completely spirals out of control. Every decisive, every mistake, every moment feels logical. Nothing doesn’t have its meaning. A film about love, relationships, anger, fear, religion and justice. An absolute gem of cinema with two powerful lead performances by Peyman Maadi and Leila Hatami. One of the most intense and impactful dramas of the last decade

  • Koyaanisqatsi

    Koyaanisqatsi

    ★★★★½

    It's tenet all over again

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  • The Hunt

    The Hunt

    ★★★★½

    Hypnotising, fascinating and incredibly frustrating. One of the most intense film in recent memory. Really looking forward to watching more of Vinterbergs filmography

  • Paterson

    Paterson

    ★★★★

    If I had to describe this with one word: pleasantly mundane


    Shit that’s two. Also this is my first ever Jim Jarmush film. Yay