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  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    ★★★★★

    What an incredible shot! The camera passes through the faces of people with their reactions ranging from from despair to utter disgust. It looks like something out of silent comedy. An amazing movie. Not as visually striking as some of Fassbinder's other movies but still very rich nonetheless. All in all, this film is a great way to start Fassbinder in my opinion if you want to watch some of his films. It's certainly an easier watch than almost all…

  • Get Carter

    Get Carter

    ★★★★½

    "You know, I'd almost forgotten what your eyes looked like. Still the same. Pissholes in the snow."

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  • Goodbye, Dragon Inn

    Goodbye, Dragon Inn

    ★★★★★

    Goodbye, Dragon Inn is the kind of movie experience viewers have to submit themselves to. It's not your usual edge-of-the-seat fare where you expect all sorts of dramatic twists and turns. So it's up to the viewers to decide whether they'll give in to the uniform pacing and rhythm of the film or not. It's somewhat ironic that Ming-liang Tsai opens it with a clips of the classic Taiwanese film Dragon Inn which is full and action and suspense. Goodbye,…

  • Where Is My Friend's House?

    Where Is My Friend's House?

    ★★★★★

    "In the total darkness, poetry is still there, and it is there for you." (AK)

    Thanks for the Poetry, Abbas.
    RIP