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karamazov.

Cinema Addict - 1556 Film Ratings

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94 99% Gummo (1997) - Jul 03, 2013
"A simultaneously preposterous and ulta-realist portrayal of mock- southern u.s. lower-class youth. Effectively both a haunting anthropological document and a gorgeous, stunning piece of the most poetic and visionary cinematic expressionism. Extraordinary and bold-- simultaneously misanthropic and sympathetic."
78 95% Solaris (1972) - Jul 30, 2013
"[BWV 639]."
73 91% Troll 2 (1990) - Jun 20, 2014
"If the only films that matter formally are auteur films, this -special- creative vision is a formal success, proverbial colors flying. If you think this is simply a "bad" movie, and lacking all self-awareness, you're a fucking idiot."
66 85% Where Is the Friend's Home? (1987) - Nov 15, 2015
"In the beginning, one of the children, obviously instructed not to look at the camera, seemingly looks straight at it by accident & hurriedly glances away. With this same childlike candor & simplicity the film continues, yet not without all the stark formalism of Bresson & the grace of Kiarostami's later work. Characters repeat lines, like in a dream; we hear adults' folksy wisdom, some actually interesting & some stupid-- we're admitted into a universe of the wonder & sensitivity of a child."
59 77% Story of Women (1988) - Oct 24, 2015
"It's just Chabrol, but wow, Isabelle Huppert and abortions-- two of my favorite things!-- in one movie? It's almost too good to be true. <3"
68 87% Mysterious Skin (2004) - Apr 01, 2016
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33 40% I Killed My Mother (2009) - Feb 01, 2015
"accualy is Dolan."
39 51% Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) - Apr 17, 2016
"Tense and engaging, with very good technicals. Entertaining if nihilistic depiction of characters who, once having enjoyed the spoils, purpose, and thrills of criminality, find themselves [whether for reasons psychological or sociological] helpless to escape it, and can only delay the inevitable [it makes no difference whether just or not] deserts. Make no mistake though, this is, ultimately, simply a cops-and-robbers, popcorn flick, but taken for such, you can't do much better."
19 21% The Revenant (2015) - Apr 08, 2016
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72 91% Caravaggio (1986) - Apr 30, 2015
"Gotta love the 'Vag."