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September Film Favorites



sadly, as a film lover i am incredibly embarrassed to say that i havent watch any of terrance malick's films including days of heaven (1978) and the thin red line (1998). but from what i know of him is that he uses nature as a major element in his films and uses one or more characters for narration. and while i havent seen his films, from the many clips ive seen of days of heaven his visionary style in cinematography alone tells that he is a director worth watching and waiting for. in the tree of life, its lack of form is truly what makes the film as poetic, potent, and transcendental as films like 2001: a space odyssey. its orgasmic visuals and thought-provoking dialogue brings this film about the evolution of life and the relationship within reach audience's soul and beyond. brad pitt is my second favorite actor next to daniel day lewis and his role as the disciplinarian dad is both electrifying and intimidating. he does not get enough credit for having the full ability and capacity as an serious actor. (ahem ahem, the people of the academy) people will either leave confused or change but nonetheless, its a trip worth taking. A
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Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris will make you fall in love with Paris over and over again. While there are many love letters to paris, this could possibly be the biggest tribute to the city ive ever witness. i was oooing and ahhing throughout the entire film as gil pender wanders the streets of modern day paris as he longs to live in the city during the 20's. this is a film only the older generations will truly understand and get a kick out of unless you have a knack or knowledge of literary legends like hemingway and f. scott fitzgerald or artists like picasso, matisse, dali. wilson is deemed as a slower version of woody allen's lost and struggling persona as owen gleiberman (entertainment weekly) would say. while this is no annie hall, it is significantly better and more quirky than his most recent films like you will meet a tall dark stranger (2010) and whatever works (2009). but i guess out of every five films allen makes each year, only one is actually worth watching. B-
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it is finally here!! there are many good trilogies out there like star wars, back to the future, and the girl with the dragon tattoo (the swedish version) is no different. and as much as i love the swedish version, i cant help but be ecstatic for the u.s. version. i mean come on, david fincher!!! and rooney mara as lisabeth salander, is insane. lisabeth salander is my ultimate idol in profession, in looks, in attitude. if you didnt see the previews for x-men: first class or didnt get to catch the trailer earlier this week. here it is. i am more than elated to bring to you the first installment of the millenium trilogy. enjoy.
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