I'M A FILM NERD

C'era una volta il West (Sergio Leone, 1968)

C'era una volta il West (Sergio Leone, 1968)

Because it’s more opera then movie.

Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick, 1975)

Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick, 1975)

Because it’s more painting than movie.

Memories of Murder (Bong Joon-ho, 2003)

Memories of Murder (Bong Joon-ho, 2003)

Because the mystery will never be solved.

Mary and Max (Adam Elliot, 2009)

Mary and Max (Adam Elliot, 2009)

Because you WILL cry.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Tomas Alfredson, 2011)

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Tomas Alfredson, 2011)

Because sometime in the future, people will think this was actually made in the 70s.

Popiól i diament / Ashes and Diamonds (Andrzej Wajda, 1958)

Popiól i diament / Ashes and Diamonds (Andrzej Wajda, 1958)

Because it’s like Casablanca, but Polish and more poetic.

Porco Rosso (Hayao Miyazaki, 1992)

Porco Rosso (Hayao Miyazaki, 1992)

Because it’s like Casablanca, but Japanese and funnier.

 Missing (Costa-Gavras, 1982)

Missing (Costa-Gavras, 1982)

Because Jack Lemmons desperate eyes will haunt you forever.

There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007)

There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007)

Because there hasn’t been a sharper movie about America since Chinatown and Treasure of the Sierre Madre.

 Werckmeister Harmonies (Béla Tarr, 2000)

Werckmeister Harmonies (Béla Tarr, 2000)

Because you don’t have to understand anything to be adore the beauty and darkness.

Kuroneko / Black Cat (Kaneto Shindô, 1968)

Kuroneko / Black Cat (Kaneto Shindô, 1968)

Because Japanese ghost stories are terrifying, funny and sexy.

L'armée des ombres / Army of Shadows (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1969)

L'armée des ombres / Army of Shadows (Jean-Pierre Melville, 1969)

Because you don’t need hollywood clichés to generate tension and you don’t need a computer to generate beautiful colors.

Sonatine (Takeshi Kitano, 1993)

Sonatine (Takeshi Kitano, 1993)

Because deep down, gangsters don’t want to grow up.