Patrik Sandberg

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Screenwriter & Cinematic Apologist.

Favorite films

  • Casino
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Showgirls
  • All That Jazz

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  • Where is Wendy Williams?

  • Another Day in Paradise

    ★★★★

  • The Housewife and the Hustler 2: The Reckoning

  • Lover, Stalker, Killer

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  • Where is Wendy Williams?

    Where is Wendy Williams?

    Bracing, confrontational, voyeuristic, unencumbered by ethics or standards, discombobulated in its haphazard abandonment of linear narrative, lacking in clarity, morally ambiguous, shattering, disturbing, haunting, and devastating—it dares you to look away.

  • Another Day in Paradise

    Another Day in Paradise

    ★★★★

    Life is a crime spree when you’re a member of a squad of roving junkies, an idea many directors have depicted but one Larry Clark understands on a fundamental, chromosomal level. This informs his quotidian depictions of the type of content other filmmakers would sensationalize, like fucking, stealing, and shooting up. It affords this movie a clumsy, bluesy candidness that approximates real world charisma. By contrast, other similarly themed films of the time, like the electric Trainspotting, opt for a…

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  • jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy

    jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy

    ★★★★★

    PART 1:

    Radiant, ecstatic, vérité work that can only come from a second-nature reflex on the part of the directors. The durational nature gives a rare “all-along” backstage account of an artist—as singular as we’ll ever see—as he plots his own meteoric rise, unleashing his nascent talent casually in unexpected bursts. Spellbounding, sobering, emotional cinema. I can’t wait to see the next two installments.

    Watched at AMC Sunset 5.


    PARTS 2&3:
    Watching the making of “Through the Wire” was a…

  • John Early: Now More Than Ever

    John Early: Now More Than Ever

    ★★★★★

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