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  • The Tree of Life
  • The Visitors
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • All That Jazz

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  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    ★★★★

  • Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power

    ★★★

  • You Won't Be Alone

    ★★★★★

  • Am I Ok?

    ★★★

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  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★½

    I really enjoy rewatching the films that introduced me to the more "challenging" side of art, whether it was this, my first Kubrick, the films I watched in my history of cinema course... I knew they were good, but I didn't understand the grammar of the form enough to articulate why. I didn't have the experience to understand it (whether in life or in exposure to similar works).
    It also reminds me why Letterboxd is kind of a bad idea...…

  • Annie Hall

    Annie Hall

    ★½

    Woody Allen begins this film as a sniveling little bitch who is only able to define the good things in life by their impact on him and him alone. The narrative ends the same way except a little sadder.

    I watched this at the behest of a professor I really respect because we constantly disagree on the merit of this film. He uses it as an example in his directing courses, I gag whenever I think about it but I…

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  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

    Steven puts his whole Spielbussy into literally everything he's ever done.

  • Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power

    Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power

    THANKS FOR SPOILING JEANNE DIELMANN, DO NOT WATCH THIS YET IF YOU HAVENT SEEN JEANNE DIELMANN AND INTEND TO AT ANY POINT

    I think this doc works best as a gateway to empathy with women who have only been seen and never allowed to act, less than a definition of the male gaze’s “form.” I personally found some of the examples to be out of context or even wildly misinterpreted through the very generalized guidelines (Paris, Texas, BR2049, and Buffalo ‘66

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