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a seance page made to communicate with rohmer

Favorite films

  • L'Eclisse
  • Tropical Malady
  • Secrets & Lies
  • Safe

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  • Safe

    ★★★★★

  • Legally Blonde

    ★★★½

  • Golden Eighties

    ★★★★

  • Fear Street: 1666

    ★★★

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  • Mermaid Legend

    Mermaid Legend

    ★★★★½

    if you've seen viridiana, you can probably remember the powerful image of the dog pulling the merchant cart: the leading man pities it and purchases it from the merchant. he leads the dog away to safety, but the camera holds on the merchant road and we see an identical dog-powered cart drive past. to this day, it's one of the most striking visualisations of the cyclical and oppressive nature of systems of power and their exploitation of the weak--but what…

  • It's a Sin

    It's a Sin

    usually when something feels "clumsy" or "artless" any form of emotional manipulation leaves me dry, but the tearjerking core of this does work to a disturbingly upsetting degree and it makes me realise that my criterion for what's good is irrelevant anyway. it worked, and its characters placed an anchor on my chest reminding me of the countless similarly lived experiences that all ended too soon. my main problem is with jill's character. it's great that she's a guardian angel…

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  • The Wayward Cloud

    The Wayward Cloud

    ★★★★

    a noble and ongoing struggle with my remote control to make sure the neighbours don't think i have the audacity to watch chinese musicals while simultaneously blasting fetish porn on a subwoofer

  • The Young Girls Turn 25

    The Young Girls Turn 25

    ★★★½

    agnes filming jacques put a tennis sweater on is one of the loveliest things i've ever seen

    :') but :'(