Vijema

I fear great movies like my dad fears his prostate exam:


“What if I like it?”

Favorite films

  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
  • The Evil Dead
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Persona

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  • Perfect Blue

    ★★★★★

  • Persona

    ★★★★★

  • Bamboozled

    ★★★★½

  • Come and See

    ★★★★★

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  • Perfect Blue

    Perfect Blue

    ★★★★★

    As my boy Zach would say:

    *cue Nic Cage screaming and crying from Mandy*

    Just… 10/10.
    An absolute mindfuck.
    I have not seen Black Swan yet, but this is already my kinda movie.
    My kinda anime movie. My kinda content. 

    To the late, great Satoshi Kon… fuck you.
    (That’s a good thing, btw.)

  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★★

    Me: “I think this film just became one of my favorites of all time.”

    Them: “Really?”

    Me: “Yes.”

    Them: “Why’s that?”

    Me: “…”

            “…”

            “…”

            “…”

    Them: “?”

    Me: .“””.

           .”””.

           .”””.

           .”””.

    Them: “Umm…”

    Me: “””..”””

            “””..”””

            “””..”””

            “””..”””

    Them: “Uh…”

    Me: .”.”.

         …

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  • Seventh

    Seventh

    ★★★★

    Well. Damn. I mean... damn!

    Not gonna lie. This is absolutely honest. I was expecting to not like it as much. So I went in with the lowest expectations. And I’m glad to say I came out really liking it. 

    Just made it better that I got to watch it at their private screening at Glenwood Square’s Media works theater, with a group of people who support the creators. 

    Granted the product, it’s obviously with it’s various flaws, that they…

  • Come and See

    Come and See

    ★★★★★

    I think this nightmare. This experience. This horror. This war…. Became one of my favorite films of all time. I have no words.

    I will say seeing is believing, but believe me when I say, this has some of the most horrifying cinematography I’ve ever seen in a film ever. (And I thought that was more deserving for Salo). 
    Each frame, each transition, each pan, zoom, shot composition, just feels like you’re entering a nightmare you can’t escape. 
    It’s real, it’s…