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  • Heliography
  • The Cherry Tree with Gray Blossoms
  • Expedition Content
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  • Men and Voices of the Socialist Congress of Livorno, Italy 1921

  • Omelia Contadina

  • The Poem of Hayachine Valley

  • Take Me Out to the Snowland

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  • Arab Israeli Dialogue

    Arab Israeli Dialogue

    ★★★★

    Very good,
    words, an open discussion (in B&W) and landscape (in colour).

  • Take Me Out to the Snowland

    Take Me Out to the Snowland

    I mean, don't expect me to grade this Wham! videoclip-turned-into-a feature length movie!!!...it's not funny, the story (story?!) is predictable, the characters are stereotypes, everything is basically fluff...and yet, I was fascinated by it.
    It's an interesting peek into an era, the late 80s (bubble is coming!) when skiing was at its peak in Japan and the movie industry was dominated by the idol genre...
    If I have to be completely honest though, the skiing scenes are impressive (by far…

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  • Lupin III: The First

    Lupin III: The First

    ★★★

    The plot is thin and predictable (Indy Jones-like) but the spirit is very faithful to the original series, and surprisingly the CG works well, besides some stiffness in some of the characters. The gags, the funny parts, and the characterization (especially Letitia) were the highlights for me. The music and the action scenes were also positive. A decent film and a fun ride, particularly if you’re a fan.

  • Fires on the Plain

    Fires on the Plain

    ★★★★

    Hey stupid reviewers out there, it's not a remake of Ichikawa's movie, but a reinterpretation of the novel, understood?