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Favorite films

  • Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • The Trial
  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover
  • Withnail & I

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  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    ★★★½

  • Nana

  • 11.22.63

    ★★★★

  • Sense8: Amor Vincit Omnia

    ★★★★

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  • The Father

    The Father

    ★★★★½

    teetering on the precipice of a 5 for me. any other year anthony hopkins would be a shoe-in for all the top awards. utterly heartbreaking.

    this is a horror film. my mom is currently going through something very similar with her father too, including the fact that my aunt also died at a very young age

  • L'Argent

    L'Argent

    ★★★★½

    Bresson films absolutely have no fat in them and the blink and you miss it frenetic editing forces you to always be attentive. What could have been just another average crime-punishment-revenge film in lesser hands is masterfully presented as a biting social commentary on class and on the general malaise of dishonesty present in society passed down from the rich to the middle class and from the middle class to the poor, who have to suffer the consequences. There is…