George Krakow

George Krakow

Favorite films

  • Dil Se..
  • Sebastiane
  • Chapiteau-Show
  • The Harder They Come

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  • Supersonic

  • Penda's Fen

    ★★★★★

  • Short Subject

  • Lovesong

    ★★★★★

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  • Supersonic

    Supersonic

    I truly love anti-cinema

  • Penda's Fen

    Penda's Fen

    ★★★★★

    The English cinema that stands out to me from this period always draws me in with this sort of self reflexive romanticism. It’s obviously not true pastoralism given the self critical nature but there’s a clear distinction between works there versus the proper continent that strikes me. Perhaps there’s a distinctly English avoidance of the need to transcend spiritualism that runs in distinct contrast to the sorts of paradoxically bourgeois manifestations of Marxism on the continent that ends up being…

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  • Inland Empire

    Inland Empire

    ★★★★★

    The reputation this work has garnered among younger cinephiles as Lynch’s best film is quite well earned. What makes Inland Empire transcend the rest of Lynch’s repertoire is the shift towards self criticism. As a sexual abuse survivor, I have a strong affinity towards Fire Walk With Me, but have recently begun to question aspects of that film. There’s a very strong argument one can make that Lynch turns Laura’s suffering (alongside many of his other female characters) into fetish.…

  • Ouran High School Host Club

    Ouran High School Host Club

    ★★★★★

    Educated me on the debauchery in Shoujo Manga