harold strong

fka harry f

i like too many movies.

ratings are in constant flux. top 4 rotate.

Favorite films

  • Contempt
  • Vampyros Lesbos
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • Margaret

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  • The Musketeers of Pig Alley

    ★★★½

  • Ugetsu

    ★★★★½

  • Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

  • The Leopard

    ★★★★★

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  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★★

    it's everything. simple as that.

  • The Leopard

    The Leopard

    ★★★★★

    Keeping Up with the Salinas.

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  • The Fabelmans

    The Fabelmans

    ★★★★★

    it'll be our secret movie, just yours and mine

    there were moments where it felt like the film was tearing through the screen and actively ripping my heart in half. the mere thought of certain passages (for something made up of front to back banger sequences) makes me tear up. a film of endless grace notes, indulgences that seek to redistribute guilt and pain into a bittersweet hope, contained within spaces of surreal artifice. feels like these characters exist solely…

  • TÁR

    TÁR

    ★★★★½

    fuck me if she uses allegory

    an odd, lamenting experience; one haunted and defined by its labyrinthine elements. its enigmatic structure and patient rhythm, at once resigned to an inflated and wafting dirge of ego and privilege, increasingly deteriorates and distorts to what can only be described as an industrial, doomed, and almost indiscernible hum. did not expect this to take explicit cues from films such as Stalker, Personal Shopper and most surprisingly The Blair Witch Project but those alchemical…