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  • La Dolce Vita
  • L'Atalante
  • Pulse
  • Showgirls

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  • Last Year at Marienbad

    ★★½

  • Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★½

  • Grand Illusion

    ★★★★★

  • The Master

    ★★★½

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  • Last Year at Marienbad

    Last Year at Marienbad

    ★★½

    Second attempt and frankly, I'm less convinced than I was before. Going in it's hard not to be taken aback by the ghostly architecture and sound, and yes that courtyard is striking - but beyond that? Delphine Seyrig may appear captivating, but she isn't working with the material to flesh it out. Albertazzi too, bland. I can't make head or tail of it and really, why should I?

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★½

    I had such a good time watching this. Fuck all y'all nerds trying to cancel it.

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  • Interstellar

    Interstellar

    ★★½

    I can't help the feeling that Nolan spends most the production scribbling the plot on a chalk board, before finishing off in the Hollywood marketing department with a note that says "insert emotion"

  • Raging Bull

    Raging Bull

    ★★★★★

    The greatest performance in the history of cinema is Robert De Niro as Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull. Beyond the authenticity of playing the most unsympathetic of protagonists is something more: the masculine existence, without contrivance, distortion or misrepresentation. LaMotta's every transgression, fuelled by anger, jealousy, lust, hate, longing and self-loathing is always the product of an irrepressible animal instinct; he is always charging headfirst towards self-destruction - his talent (and outlet) in the ring cannot prevent the inevitable: the…