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Interstellar (Nolan, 2014)

Interstellar holds a number of amazing moments, but instead of using these moments as an entry point to create depth, Nolan diminishes these moments by gleaning over them, moving to the next point, and thus delimiting what could have been. 349 more words

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Millennium Mambo (Hsiao-Hsien, 2001)

An eerily evocative atmosphere is drawn via the contrast b/ween hyperactivity and introspection, energy & its absence. As with most HHH, the film gains power in retro-activity. 31 more words

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Goodbye, South, Goodbye (Hsaio-Hsien, 1996)

Captures Hou’s transition from nostalgia for childhood to nostalgia for youth. And those roads!! And those songs!!

His films capture with such grace a time in a person’s life. 143 more words