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  • Trouble in Paradise
  • Citizen Kane
  • Barry Lyndon
  • Spirited Away

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  • Brothers


Recent reviews

  • The Smiling Lieutenant

    The Smiling Lieutenant


    Minor Lubitsch, but still a sophisticated soufflé done in his usual irresistible style. Very little of the comedy in this one comes from dialogue, but more so from visual gags and compositions.

  • After Yang

    After Yang


    Pacified, tender science-fiction drama about a family of four: Father Jake (Colin Farrell), mother Kyra (Jodie Turner-Smith), their Chinese adopted daughter Mika (Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja) and their android Yang (Justin H. Min), who was purchased as a means to educate Mika on her Chinese heritage.

    This is accomplished film video-essayist Kogonada’s second feature and like his first, Columbus (2017), it explores the fragility of human interactions in an architected environment. Some viewers may have a hard time being stirred beyond…

Popular reviews

  • The General

    The General


    I'm not sure why people scoff at old movies. They are still new to those who have not seen them.

  • The Hottie & The Nottie

    The Hottie & The Nottie


    Even though I can't quite recommend the film, I do recommend the DVD commentary for those who want to hear over and over again how "Paris has such a big heart".