Criterion #4 (choice)
Guys, this is maybe one of the greatest films ever made. I'm absolutely floored.
I put this movie on my watchlist six months ago, the first day I discovered what Letterboxd even was. Six months later, I put aside three hours of complete, utter focus and concentration to fully immerse myself. I read no reviews (still haven't), watched no clips, glimpsed at no sneak peeks except for the barebone synopsis.
The result? Absolutely mind-blowing. I could not find a single thing I disliked about Stalker. Not ONE thing. Not the grueling, intimidating length of nearly three hours, quite a marathon. Not the unusually long takes of seemingly meaningless scenery and dialogue. Not the frequent closeups of every…