Gabriel Presley

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  • Cinema Paradiso

    Cinema Paradiso

    ★★★★★

    This movie’s about cinema yet Joker (2019) is never mentioned.

    Watching this film takes you through a lifetime, and yet the moments you spend with it seem fleeting. You see the world and story not through a characters drive, nor through a desire to find more, but just through a deep connection that this film makes with you.

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★★

    This is the kind of film where I realise the whole rating out of five is less of my actual thoughts and just a short hand for how it hit me.

    Is this really 5 stars? I don’t know, maybe, maybe not. 

    This film is so hypnotic and pretentious and deep that I just haven’t grasped at yet and probably won’t for a while. Yes, I can watch it again and yes, I can build my interpretation; but in the…