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  • Wild Strawberries
  • In a Lonely Place
  • Parasite
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

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  • Inland Empire

    ★★★★

  • Danger Pays

    ★★★★

  • Sexy Line

    ★½

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  • Inland Empire

    Inland Empire

    ★★★★

    This is the first thing I've seen in theaters since COVID lmao.

    It's not as impenetrable or anti-audience as I've heard. If you pay close attention and do some guess work, you'll manage - Even though it's probably his least accessible film, it isn't terribly removed from the the nightmare logic in some of Twin Peaks or Lost Highway, though the main difference here is that there's no reprieve. The most immediately obvious break with past Lynch films, however, is…

  • Danger Pays

    Danger Pays

    ★★★★

    Aggressively sixties and a lot of fun. Like a pop art It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World with yakuza and counterfeiting.

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  • La Notte

    La Notte

    ★★★★½

    Stunningly impressionistic. More like a painting than a film, sort of like Stalker but this is far more palatable.

    The geometry of each frame is truly impressive. Antonioni must have labored immensely over such tightly composed shot - Each one conveys a feeling or informs us as to how we should view the situation on screen.

    Milan has never looked so empty. An elegant woman walks alone through a half deserted city. The longer she walks, the more devastated the…

  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

    ★★★★★

    A film that's at once immensely beautiful and emotionally delicate, yet tremendously entertaining in a way films of such beauty rarely are. Probably one of the best films of the 21st century so far - The only downside is that I doubt Park will be able to top this. It's his magnum opus, a culmination of what he's been working towards since Joint Security Area.