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  • In a Lonely Place
  • The Apartment
  • 3 Women
  • Rear Window

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  • Footprints

  • Mafioso

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  • Torao

    Torao

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    I mostly enjoyed this subdued investigative story. Upon further research, I discovered that this is based on a real case from where the director grew up and the real detective is playing the part of Torao. This adds an absorbing meta-layer to the filmmaking. I found most of the investigative scenes between Torao and Kayako to be incredibly well shot and compelling. The mystery surrounding the story is easily felt through the film's beautiful and unique cinematography. It's a gentleโ€ฆ

  • Footprints

    Footprints

    Bonkers movie...more to add later.

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  • Dune

    Dune

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    The last of the Best Picture noms I had to watch before tonightโ€™s show. I liked it. I think its large scope overcompensates for a lack a depth in places but perhaps that will be flushed out with the second chapter. It certainly was visually and aurally outstanding.

  • Don't Look Up

    Don't Look Up

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    I made a commitment to see all the Best Picture nominees this year and have arrived at the one I was anticipating the least. Not the complete dumpster fire I was expecting as it is watchable, but at the same time I canโ€™t say this worked for me beyond a few scattered laughs. I donโ€™t have an offended stance to take nor do I feel like I can praise this for being such an on the nose satire. It failedโ€ฆ