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top 10 criterion. Need to go over film descriptions. There are just so many beautiful films!
A film with an imagination that shoots through the roof and takes a look at society. Love tries to endure in this beautifully dark world that Gilliam has created, but because of all it's so called perfection, it ultimately fails.
A beautiful portrayal of the conflict between staying true to faith and giving into desires. In my own opinion, this is the most beautiful Technicolor film ever made.
Sex, violence, and technology. With these three key elements, you have a Cronenberg film. Here, he shows us that what we see on video format becomes more real than the reality around us. We live more through watching video than through our own flesh. Video has become a tool for the politicians to brainwash the minds of the masses. Yet, through this video drome, we can battle their crontrol with our own videos. Our new flesh. Long live the new flesh.
From beggining to end, what you have is a realized vision and oh, what a beautiful vision it is. Give Kurosawa the ability to use color and what do you get? A masterpiece in filmmaking.
Depression never looked so good. The first time I saw this I was floored and fell instantly in love with this film and Krzystof's style. Love Red as well. For some strange reason, I find myself drawn towards darker films.
I know this defeats the title of the list, but I couldn't help it. This is the greatest coming of age film I've ever seen and every time I watch it, it gets better and better. The title is perfect for the film as Mia is a fish in a tank. I love the scene where she tries to free the white pony. She sees the pony as herself (a fish in a tank), and tries to free it since she can't free herself from her own tank. A film that's true to life for all of us during our adolescent age. Love the way Andrea tells her story, her dialogue, and the camerwork. Can't wait for more of Andrea's work.
This film introduced me to Kurosawa and Criterion as well as change the way I looked at films. I used to be an action junkie, which I'll proudly admit that I still am, but it showed me that film can be so much more. It can be a deeply profound work of art. Before I wanted to be in front of the camera as a stuntman, which I'll admit I still do, but now, after seeing what can be achieved in film, I yearn to be behind the camera and show the audience my vision.