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  • Synecdoche, New York
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Mulholland Drive
  • The Handmaiden

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  • An Elephant Sitting Still

    An Elephant Sitting Still

    ★★★★★

    A long downward spiral, An Elephant Sitting Still at the bottom. 
    Drama brews throughout like bubbles simmering in boiling water, but with the flames below the pot producing the heat with no sense of stopping there is no way to escape it. Hu Bo’s heavy handed journey of four intertwined characters all interested in seeing a an Elephant in the North-China city, Manzhouli is constantly moving yet pays great attention to the ever so still moments. The camera weaves through…

  • Come and See

    Come and See

    ★★★★★

    Being what dives and tumbles down the hill, there is no hope for the distorted experience to stop. Come and See is rolling downhill, and is a terror at that.
    The film's square based framing locks your eyes centre frame to see the horror before you. You mustn’t watch. Your mind can’t handle the intense imagery, yet hate followed by trembling fear takes hold over your body. You can’t stop watching. It is a nightmare. It was something that was…

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