you’re out of touch.
i love the pictures, i believe in cinema.
The Tree of Life 2011
“I will be true to you. Whatever comes.”
Scenes of an existence, singular, and yet far beyond that of a single life. Life passing by in distinctly fractured moments; precious, sharp, fragile, like glass, broken into non-linearity.
Existence compiled into minutes - the universe and its creation, humanity’s germination, the will and consequence of our actions, and in all these predicaments the way of grace, kindness, compassion, a river in constant rift and conflict with the way of nature: harsh,…
Taste of Cherry 1997
The contemplation between life and death is one I’ve always questioned myself; one I’ve personally considered, many times. I’ve always seen it as an easy escape, a quick solution to all my problems; problems I’d only really have if I remained alive (which I have and will try to).
There was always this question of wether I should take that quick route. Wether it would solve things for anyone, besides myself (quite obviously due to my non-existence if I’d gone…
Eye watering — literally. The tragedy of Macbeth presented as a tragedy of the Opera. Argento is both a comedian and a madman, and Opera — maybe with the exception of Argento’s best film, Deep Red — feels like the perfect mix of that divide, between the gore and his delightful music cues. The way he moves the camera too is magisterial in itself, forcing an alluring and immersive point-of-view unlike no other. Though, this probably features some of his…
Vanilla Sky 2001
“I swallowed your cum! That means something!”
The everlastingly confusing oneiric, phantasmic, and somehow utterly real consequences of being horny. If you’re bold enough to open your film with a needle drop of one of the ten greatest songs ever made — Radiohead’s Everything in Its Right Place — then you have immediately earned my full respect and love. Crowe doesn’t just do that, he goes beyond in the film’s opening sequence with a surreal, nightmarish dreamscape of desolation, cued…
Red Rocket 2021
Alternatively titled: The Worst Person in the World.
The Witch: Part 1. The Subversion 2018
Me: I watch movies for the plot
The plot: Choi Woo-shik