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  • Lost Highway
  • Maillart's Bridges
  • Tokyo Story
  • Fragile as the World

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  • The Black Phone

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  • Belle

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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

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  • Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the 60s in Brussels

    Portrait of a Young Girl at the End of the 60s in Brussels

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    Akerman doing what Godard never could

  • Halloween II

    Halloween II

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    This is still haunting me a day after re-watching. It's always Brad Dourif's screaming that flashes in my memory, or a large, pastel field with a black giant tracing across it; his sudden appearance and predatory, hawk-dive into relentlessness. Taylor-Compton's maligned performance registers as what it is: the portrayal of a wreck of a person, her innards so carved out that it could only inevitably be filled by darkness. Like a long epilogue to the first film, by re-stating their…