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  • Spirited Away
  • The Handmaiden
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Man with a Movie Camera

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  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

  • Parasite

  • Columbus

  • 1917

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    Somehow managed to stay totally new to this before watching, no idea whatsoever, holy hell. Holy holy shit.

  • Little Women

    Little Women

    I read Little Women when I was a very young girl, so I understand those who fault this movie in all the right places--I just can't. This is one of the few movies I've seen and one of the earliest books I read that understands what it's like for women to pass on generational pain to their daughters, conscious of and fearing how the world will crush them in all its ways big and small. But despite that, it still…

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  • Dogtooth

    Dogtooth

    ★★★★½

    I'm in awe of Yorgos Lanthimos. Was this his childhood too? I grew up in an environment where words were also redefined and cloaked, and where information of the outside world was controlled. It brought back so many memories, so many watersheds, of which some now seem comedic. For example, I often tell people that I learned the word "fuck" in the addenda of a Merriam-Webster international unabridged dictionary, and I get some laughs from that. And then I tell…

  • Ensemble for Somnambulists

    Ensemble for Somnambulists

    ★★★½

    Inexplicably terrifying in its beauty. If you walked into a perfectly dark room and saw beings of light (whose faces are rendered grotesque upon closer look) dancing, would you be relieved to know they're not dead and merely sleeping?