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Paprika (パプリカ)

Paprika (2006, directed and co-written by Kon Satoshi) is possibly one of the strangest films I’ve ever seen. It’s a fascinating exploration of the nature of dreams (and in a related vein, the nature of film) wrapped up in simple thriller story … Continue reading

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Why haven’t you seen ‘Nader and Simin, A Separation’ yet?

Well?

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The Tree of Life

Well, this is a hard one. Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life is certainly divisive: I’ve heard poncey critics call it a masterpiece equal to any other, and I’ve read reports of punters across America walking out of the movie … Continue reading

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