JulesLarson

Work at Best Video Film and Cultural Center
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Favorite films

  • Fallen Angels
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • Variety
  • The Red Shoes

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  • City of Hope

    ★★★★

  • 35 Shots of Rum

    ★★★★★

  • Heroes of the East

    ★★★★

  • Arabesque

    ★★★½

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  • Pig

    Pig

    ★★★★★

    The most calculated while lax about each decision. This reveals so much about one's self to have an incessant expectation of violence at each and every juncture. "Forgiveness" and "vulnerability" feels like a surreal, repetitive gesture, almost too natural of an answer for human conditioning. We might be the only beings that ponder on their risk but they feel lent down to us as things to move forward.

  • Videodrome

    Videodrome

    ★★★★½

    Max Renn's honest self-portrait:

    So I'm sitting there, shoulder holster for my indifferent-reality-flesh-technology-gun...

    I also sport some kind of half-gored, half-yonic VFX wonder as a projection of my deeply and obviously suspect interpersonal desires, where I've confused healthy intimacy with sated control so many times that now, when I redress my perversions and delusions about women as society's fault and desire, for letting voyeurism become a coveted and accessible market that's poisoning men with equal parts grandeur and inadequacy, I've…

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  • City of Hope

    City of Hope

    ★★★★

    Puts a lot more on its plate than Do The Right Thing, to a pacing detriment, but wow does it still serve these issues hot. What Crash(2004) thinks it is.

  • 35 Shots of Rum

    35 Shots of Rum

    ★★★★★

    "It's a deliverance, you know."

    There are days when this is my favorite film - as it should be. Works this subtle should come and go from memory to enjoy remembering them again.

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