The Last 10 Films I’ve Seen

MUDBOUND (Dee Rees) ***1/2

BLACK GRAVEL (Helmut Kautner, West Germany, 1961)

/SPRING BREAKERS/ (Harmony Korine, 2012)

/CODE UNKNOWN/ (Michael Haneke, France/Austria/Germany/Romania, 2000)

+NOSE, IRANIAN STYLE (Mehrdad Oskouei, Iran, 2005) {M}

/THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE/ (Aki Kaurismaki, Finland) ***1/2

THE SHAPE OF WATER (Guillermo del Toro) ***1/2

JANE (Brett Morgen) ***

MY FRIEND DAHMER (Marc Meyers) ***1/2

THE INVESTIGATION (Marek Piestrak, Poland, 1973) {M}

MASKA (Stephen Quay & Timothy Quay, UK/Poland, 2010) {S}

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