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Short Cutts

In the fall (2011) Space Jockey Blues (2012) Argument #409 (2012) Man (2012) Duck hunt (2013) What a hunt! (2013) Anytime is ice cream time (2013) How will you die? (2014) We look amazing in these gowns (2014) Where are … Continue reading

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La La Land (2016) Intimate and grand, reinventing the classic musical in a warm, nostalgic, and tongue-in-cheeky way. Emma Stone’s face and voice are both remarkably touching in this charming mixture of fantasy and reality. Love, sacrifice, and consequences – … Continue reading

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The great Gatsby (2013)

Too much of nothing can make a man feel ill at ease, as the bard sings. The flamboyant and superficial extravagance of Baz Luhrmann’s flawed take on new money versus old actually serves to heighten the existential angst of the … Continue reading

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Mortal breakup inferno (2014)

In only three minutes, this has everything: tempo, style(s!), emotion, playfulness, colour – and a real story with a real ending! There are a few seconds of sloppiness scattered here and there, but I’ll write that off on the expressionist … Continue reading

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The Godfather part III (1990)

– Politics and crime, they’re the same thing. Too long, slow, and clumsy – but still far better than its reputation! For example, I have no problems at all with the heavily criticized acting of Sofia Coppola. The dramatic climax … Continue reading

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Thought of you (2010)

No story, no dialogue, not even any fleshed-out characters. Only movement and emotions with a soundtrack – a kind of music video, really. For me as an illustrator every monochrome frame of this is devastatingly beautiful and profound. Almost crying … Continue reading

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Сказка сказок [Tale of tales] (1979)

An apple in rain. A nursery rhyme. A child breastfeeding, then falling asleep. A tiny grey wolf. Autumn and light. Surreal dreams of family, animals, play, music, skipping. Wind, passing trains, falling leaves, decay, shiny cars disappearing, fire. Dancing. Men … Continue reading

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