Stu

Favourites are four films I've watched recently that made a strong impression.

Favorite films

  • The Human Condition III: A Soldier's Prayer
  • The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity
  • The Human Condition I: No Greater Love
  • F for Fake

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  • The Purple Rose of Cairo

    ★★★★

  • Urotsukidōji: Legend of the Demon Womb

  • Force Majeure

    ★★★★

  • The Congress

    ★★½

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  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★

    I'm glad that Zack Snyder was finally able to re-cut and release his Justice League movie in the wake of his family's personal tragedy, and I guess it's nice that plenty of comic book fans (and superhero movie fans, by extension) have enjoyed it. It certainly feels more in keeping with the murky tone of the majority of the recent DC universe films, which is understandable given that Snyder himself directed a couple of them, and co-produced and co-wrote others.…

  • Seven Years in Tibet

    Seven Years in Tibet

    ★★½

    The very idea that late-90s-just-got-out-of-a-magazine-shoot Brad Pitt could pass for a man who has spent seven years living in the Himalayas... honestly.

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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★½

    Emotionally stirring, striking and heartfelt. I'd have given this five stars but have knocked half off for the awkward, jolting, shoehorned-in Will Oldham monologue (which, to his credit, he does deliver skilfully); it does set up the third act, but I wish the ghost of Casey Affleck had thrown a plate at him 30 seconds in.

  • LCD Soundsystem: The Long Goodbye

    LCD Soundsystem: The Long Goodbye

    ★★★★

    GIL!
    SCOTT!
    HERON!