Sentence & Still

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

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“You are more than just a weapon. You have a soul, a ghost. When we see our uniqueness as a virtue, only then will we find peace.”

Stunning — as someone who can’t get into anime but struggled through the original GitS, this was superior in almost every way; a visual masterwork.

★★★★☆

La La Land

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“And hey, what the fuck, it’ll all be over soon anyway.”

Overrated, but despite Gosling not being a singer, and the entire film suffering from being too cute, it’s light and enjoyable enough with some great ear worms.

★★★☆☆

L’Eclisse

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“I wish I didn’t love you or that I loved you much more.”

Cold and emotionless, but with such rich texture and depth it’s hard not to get sucked in.

★★★★★

The Lost City of Z

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“To dream to seek the unknown. To look for what is beautiful is its own reward. A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?”

Grand in scale and scope, films with this pacing and subtle nature don’t come around too often but it’s beautiful, like good literature in it’s structure and imagery.

★★★★★