Mank (2020)

The behind-the-scenes creation of Citizen Kane, Mank is a dream ciné-experience chronicling the avant-garde writing of a masterpiece with orgasmic meta-analysis, blithe axioms, ’30’s paean, Fincher/Oldman-pedigree, glorious chiaroscuro. 9.2/10.
[category:drama/film-noir/period-historical/political-drama,date:2020-12-02,rate:9.2,type:movies]
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Tenet (2020)

A cerebral evolution of the spy-thriller from the Da Vincian-imagination of Nolan, TENET is a time-distortion of remarkable metaphysical aspiration – w/a proficient JDW performance, chef d’oeuvre Zimmer-Göransson score, aciculate reparté. 9/10.
[category:drama/actionadventure/time-travel/spy-futurism/cyberpunk/film-noir/crime-films/experimental/mystery/science-fiction,date:2020-03-01,rate:9,type:movies]
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M (1931)

A skin-crawling crime film with noir/arthouse elements, a legendary Lorre performance, terrific Fritz Lang direction laden with mystery, and stark ponderances on society and criminality decades ahead of its time. 8.8/10.
[category:classics/crime-films/film-noir,date:1931-04-07,rate:8.8,type:movies]
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Fight Club (1999)

One of the most outrageous/incendiary masterpieces to ever come out Hollywood, Fincher’s Fight Club packs a punch with wild sociopathic satire, sensory overload-action pieces, and masterfully-contorted plot structure meriting academia. 9.4/10.
[category:classics/drama/experimental/crime-films/psychological/film-noir/revengethriller,date:1999-12-07,rate:9.4,type:movies]
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Psycho (1960)

A legacy of immortality jumpstarting horror & creating slashers with a once-in-a-lifetime Shower Scene that changed the course of cinematic history, Hitchcock’s Psycho: voyeuristic, avant-garde horror/thriler/noir/detectve masterpiece. 9.8/10.
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Breathless (1960)

A beautiful, sweeping example of the French New Wave, Jean-Luc Godard’s indie masterpiece rewrote every rule of narrative construction & revitalized a medium, paradigmatically and stylishly-liberating the once-caged artform of cinema. 10/10.
[category:classics/drama/comedyromance/experimental/crime-films/film-noir/internationale,date:1960-12-07,rate:10,type:movies]
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Death Note (2007)

The Greatest Animé Of All-Time, D.N.: chef d’oeuvre like nothing else in TV history from complex divine/mankind justice & religion themes to nightmare chiaroscuro, nihilistic prolix vs. God, hyperimaginative supernature, noirisms, wild twists. 10/10.
[category:horror/drama/manga-anime/animation/revengethriller/film-noir/fantasy/mystery,date:2007-10-17,rate:10,type:tvshows]
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