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  • Whisper of the Heart
  • The Green Ray
  • A Short Film About Love
  • In Bruges

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  • The Voyeurs

    ★★★

  • Whisper of the Heart

    ★★★★½

  • Cemetery Junction

    ★★★½

  • Run

    ★★★½

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  • The Voyeurs

    The Voyeurs

    ★★★

    A contemporary erotic thriller that truly understands what gets absolutely everybody ticking regardless of preferences: a fun bad movie. (and match-cuts, lots of match-cuts)

    Hard to tell whether the casting and performances were somewhat ill-advised because they both read younger, so they look and sound to be in costumes playing house, or if that was entirely intentional. Honestly has its moments of legit cinematic virtuosity, but the preposterousness of the dialogue and plot developments prove to be overpowering. Would've respect…

  • Whisper of the Heart

    Whisper of the Heart

    ★★★★½

    And I thought I was done with Rohmerian summer tales for now...

    Like 'Kiki', but even more of a grounded character-driven fable of letting the city and other people help guide you closer to happiness. I'll never get over how beautiful all the lighting is colored in these.

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  • Mistress America

    Mistress America

    ★★★★½

    [dancing]

    Brooke: What's going on in college?

    Tracy: I don't know, everyone's really excited about this frozen yogurt machine at the student center.

    B: I watched my mother die.

    T: What?

    B: I was with my mother while she died.

    T: I don't know any dead people.

    B: That's cool about the frozen yogurt machine. Everyone I love dies.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Now I have finally realized what they mean with "I can't even".

    But I'll try.

    Mad Max: Fury Road is an ass-kicking, jaw-dropping, punk-rocking, mind-blowing, staggering, breathtaking, stupefying, overwhelming, astonishing and synonym-inducing work of art.

    I pity the fools, myself included, who unjustifiably dismiss any type of craft by sheer hypocritical beliefs. That includes blockbuster film-making. If far too often we're exposed to what appears to be collective delusions that can even "go beyond mere mediocrity to offer possible evidence…