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  • Scenes from a Marriage

    Scenes from a Marriage


    Its taken me almost an entire week to watch all 5 hours of this because the internet has murdered my attention span but I finally got through it. It’s usually not a good sign if it takes me this long to watch something but this is a little different. Because it was originally a television series it makes sense to give yourself time to digest what you saw after each episode. And boy is there a lot to digest. 


  • I'm Not There.

    I'm Not There.


    The problem with making a Dylan movie is that everything interesting you do will always come second to the music. All credit to Todd Haynes for making this as uniquely as it could have possibly been made. It takes a true galaxy brain to even come up with something like this let alone actually pull it off. And yet this still works best as a musical, an opportunity to hear amazing arrangements of Dylan songs (Jim James’s “Goin to Acapulco”…

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  • The Lizzie McGuire Movie

    The Lizzie McGuire Movie


    Classic piece of Italian cinema, I truly love foreign film.

  • Prisoners



    Denis Villeneuve made this and Enemy in the same year meanwhile I'll be happy if I pass two classes this semester

    P.S. Name anybody who can pull off Tourettes, a pinky ring, and a neck tattoo as well as Jacob Benjamin Gyllenhaal.