Joined LB in March of 2013.
The top 4 rotates to represent my mood/what I'm reflecting on most atm
I needed this.
Aside from Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Hirokazu Kore-eda is perhaps the only director whose films can completely put me at ease. For two hours, the world slows down and I am allowed to silently communicate with the wealth of subtleties and softly spoken truths a Kore-eda picture holds. Still Walking is no different. It's serene, patient and quiet. In saying these things, I am of course tiptoeing around the most obvious descriptor of all, which is "delicate." Delicacy is…
A claustrophobic's nightmare.
...But not mine, unfortunately.
To be honest, the idea of an increasingly bloody and disturbing descent into a proverbial hell through tight tunnels and suffocating caverns sounds positively terrifying. But I didn't find The Descent even a little frightening and I'm still trying to figure out why.
After a tragic accident, a woman joins a group of friends on a spelunking trip. Everything goes wrong when a tunnel collapses and the women are left groping for another…