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23, media student
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Favorite films

  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Perfect Blue
  • Memories of Murder
  • Bicycle Thieves

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  • The Godfather

    ★★★★½

  • She's Gotta Have It

    ★★★½

  • The Witch

    ★★★★½

  • Promising Young Woman

    ★★★

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  • Man Bites Dog

    Man Bites Dog

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Crazy to think that one the best belgian film of all time was made by 4 students on a super low budget, and even crazier to think some people still say Benoit Poelvoorde isn’t a great actor when this exists. 

    Understanding this film completely for international audiences is probably harder, because like another famous belgian film (Dikkenek), its humor is quite specific to here: it’s absurd, dry and sometimes so uncomfortably realistic that you’re not even sure they’re making a…

  • Ammonite

    Ammonite

    ★★½

    My expectations were way too high here, and it hurts. 

    The main issue is glaringly obvious from the moment the main characters meet: the romantic chemistry isn’t there at any moment. At one point Saoirse’s character says that Mary is caring for her like her daughter, and that’s exactly the problem. I don’t mind an age gap, but if motherhood is such a central piece of the movie it just feels like that’s all their relationship should have been, and…

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  • The King

    The King

    ★★★

    The only thing this boy needed was the counsel of one (1) woman to see how fucking dumb he was... that’s history lads

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    Cléo from 5 to 7

    ★★★★★

    « I think my fear is gone. I think I’m happy. »

    I always need a minute after watching this, because it’s just so much. Agnes Varda could really transport people: the long cab rides, the busy cafés, Cleo’s wanderings in the city... There’s life pouring out of every scene.