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Over the Edge

Over the Edge
Jonathan Kaplan, 1979

Storytelling: 6

Entertainment Value: 8

Artistic Value: 7

Technique: 6

SEAT Score: 6.75

“Seems to me like you all were in such a hopped-up hurry to get out of the city that you turned your kids into exactly what you were trying to get away from.”

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At First Glance: “Joy”

The biographical film is a strange genre. How does one decide that doing a film on someone is worth it? What makes that person, especially if they’ve been virtually forgotten, so special? 611 more words

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The Mirror

The Mirror
Andrei Tarkovsky, 1975

Storytelling: 7

Entertainment Value: 7

Artistic Value: 7

Technique: 8

SEAT Score: 7.25

“Under our feet the mint grass spread,

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Raging Bull

Raging Bull
Martin Scorsese, 1980

Storytelling: 7

Entertainment Value: 8

Artistic Value: 7

Technique: 8

SEAT Score: 7.5

“I knocked him down. I don’t know what else I gotta do.”

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Threads

Threads
Mick Jackson, 1984

Storytelling: 7

Entertainment Value: 7

Artistic Value: 5

Technique: 7

SEAT Score: 6.5

“In an urban society, everything connects. Each person’s needs are fed by the skills of many others.

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser
Werner Herzog, 1974

Storytelling: 10

Entertainment Value: 7

Artistic Value: 9

Technique: 8

SEAT Score: 8.5

“Do you not then hear this horrible scream all around you that people usually call silence”.

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A Dangerous Method

A Dangerous Method
David Cronenberg, 2011

Storytelling: 7

Entertainment Value: 4

Artistic Value: 5

Technique: 6

SEAT Score: 5.5

“What are your particular interests”?
“Suicide. Interplanetary travel.”

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