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Mulholland Drive

What does the key unlock? The most interesting quality of Mulholland Drive (2001) is that I knew it was a mind-bender but was convinced otherwise for two hours until my mind was severely bent.  The more I consider the bend itself, … Continue reading

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The Impossible

Close your eyes and think of something nice. A family taking Christmas vacation in Thailand are caught up in a tsunami that decimated the region and caused legions of casualties.  Some of them even got very sick in very disgusting … Continue reading

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Funny Games

You shouldn’t forget the importance of entertainment. Funny Games (2007) is the most disturbing movie I have ever seen.  I mean that in half a good way.  Unlike Stoker (2013) which is weird, but retains its connection with the rules of acceptable … Continue reading

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The 2013 Academy Awards: Will and Should

And the winner is… This morning, Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone announced the nominees for the 2013 Academy Awards.  Voting: “Regular awards are presented for outstanding individual or collective film achievements in up to 25 categories. Members from each of the branches vote … Continue reading

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J. Edgar

Information is power. The biopic of anybody of any importance will run the danger of controversy.  Those that aren’t controversial probably don’t deserve the label of biography.  What man or woman has shaped the course of history with conflicts that … Continue reading

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You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger

He owns an occult book shop.  He’s very devout in a new age way. Woody Allen has a standard kind of film that he’ll go to from time to time.  It comes from the mold of Manhattan (1979).  It’s an ensemble of couples … Continue reading

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