Favorite films

  • The Graduate
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Amadeus
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

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  • La Notte

    ★★★★★

  • I Vitelloni

    ★★★★½

  • Cries and Whispers

    ★★★★★

  • Predator

    ★★★★

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  • La Notte

    La Notte

    ★★★★★

    Great empty spaces, a camera that is rarely positioned in a way that captures all of the characters' bodies and one gorgeous vista after the other. Michelangelo Antonioni manages to make an existential crisis look simultaneously beautiful and tragic.


    I definitely connected more with La Notte than I did with L'Avventura, mostly because I found this film to be better paced, more atmospheric in its cinematography and because it had a story that wasn't overly reliant on a somewhat gimmicky…

  • I Vitelloni

    I Vitelloni

    ★★★★½

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    I Vitelloni is a film that rather exquisitely captures the existential ennui in the phase of one's life going from being a young person to an adult. There's so many things you want to experience and a hometown you desperately want to escape, but you're too messed up to get out right now. Fellini's atmospheric direction and patient pacing allows you to soak in the setting and characters to the point where you root for them, even when they…

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  • The Graduate

    The Graduate

    ★★★★★

    My Top 100 Favorite Films - #1


    More than a year and a half on Letterboxd, and now with my 200th review. This shouldn't be something to celebrate, as others might have written an amount of reviews that dwarfs mine in that same time span, but I just can't resist honoring my own ego. Maybe I just like being an asshole ;)


    Is The Graduate the most technically impressive film ever made? Is it the film with the deepest subject…

  • Manchester by the Sea

    Manchester by the Sea

    ★★★★★

    My Top 100 Favorite Films - #23


    After his brother Joe's (Kyle Chandler) death, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck), a janitor living in Boston, becomes the legal guardian of Joe's son Patrick, which forces Lee to temporarily move from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea, a town that still carries haunting memories of a tragic past for Lee. Written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea is a film that deals with grief, the isolation it can cause, and the absurdities of…