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  • Morvern Callar
  • eXistenZ
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • Irma Vep

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  • Pickpocket

    ★★★★

  • The Wagoner

  • The Souvenir

    ★★★

  • Tokyo Fist

    ★★★★★

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  • Birth

    Birth

    ★★★★★

    Grief as something so formidable and all-encompassing, like a wave that capsizes you underneath it.

    This film portrays grief as something that is suffocating, something that Anna tries to escape but that keeps following her. She is haunted by both (young) Sean and the idea of (old) Sean. Anna has never really let go or accepted Sean's death, and her obsession highlights the denial often situated in grieving where part of you always feels like they will come back, and…

  • King of New York

    King of New York

    ★★★★★

    Watched with Ferrara's audio commentary. Fuckin hysterical. Had me absolutely howling.

    Highlights include:
    • "How can you be cool if you dont have shades on?"

    • "THIS girl, i almost married her" (shot of theresa randle)

    • "Love of my life" (shot of janet julian)

    • "Look at that chick ... forget it"

    • "Oh mommyyyy" (walken and julian making out on the subway)

    • (Someone asking Ferrara) "Were you in love with ALL OF THEM???"
    (Ferrara) "You're in love…

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  • Pickpocket

    Pickpocket

    ★★★★

    IS IT JUST ME OR do the pickpocket scenes & how they're filmed have an erotically charged way about them — very sensual & tactile & also the tension vs payoff & thrill of possessing something. The grazing of hands and the meeting of eyes, like stealing glances at a lover across the room but trying to make sure they don't see you looking at them ... MANY parallels.

    anyway jeanne you CANNOT fix him, babe :(

  • The Red Shoes

    The Red Shoes

    ★★★★

    coincidentally watched this on moira shearer's birthday ! rip & hbd capricorn queen

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  • Men

    Men

    ★½

    hey girlies did you get my metaphor? did you get my allegory? my subtext?

  • Blue

    Blue

    ★★★★

    FELLAS IS IT GAY TO ADMIRE THE WAY SHE STRIKES THE MATCH ???