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  • Uncle

    Uncle

    ★★★★★

    "You know, life could only be understood backwards, but we have to live it forwards."

    That line is the culminating moment of Adam Elliot's all-encompassing story, and achieved in only 6 minutes! Something so emotionally tangible can only be achieved miraculously. This Aussie fellow, better known for his fantastic feature Mary and Max (2009), is certainly a predecessor of Hertzfeldt's anectodically structured dark humor and intensely relateable moments, and this, so it seems, is the beginning of a wonderful trilogy,…

  • Small Deaths

    Small Deaths

    ★★★★★

    Another short hit at the 1996 Canes Film Festival, this time being a Jury Prize. Ramsey is so beautiful. Her poetic minimalism is enamouring, but haunting at the same time. She understands the tribulations of a woman of any age and also her progression during her gradual loss of innocence as she stumbles upon a harsh world. Reading between the lines is our job, but the events themselves, as anecdotic as they may look, speak books about the emotional tragedies involved.

    96/100

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  • Love Exposure

    Love Exposure

    ★★★★★

    WARNING. The following movie has:

    1) 237 minutes in length
    2) The movie title appearing after one hour of running time
    3) A drag
    4) Tosatsu
    5) Kung-fu
    6) Sex
    7) Genital gore
    8) Ultraviolence
    9) Lesbians
    10) A "Virgin Mary"
    11) Erections
    12) Ass-kicking female teens
    13) Psychotic menopausal bitches
    14) Pornographic furniture
    15) A Joshuu 701-gô: Sasori (1972) tribute with a pinky film spoof character called "Miss Scorpion"
    16) Love
    17) Romance
    18) "Exposure"
    19) Lust
    20) Betrayal…

  • Drive

    Drive

    ★★★★★

    Before you ask, this is not my first Refn movie. In that way, I can know that:

    - He still likes to dress his crooks with light grey pants and have some of them bald, like if they were still living in Denmark.
    - He still uses an awesome techno soundtrack (with some pop touches that I can forgive) to open his films and to close them. The underground nudist dive bars / seedy joints cannot be omitted, of course.…