Holy Motors

Holy Motors ★★★★★

"I think I caught a cold killing that banker."

the boundaries and conventions of cinema pushed to an apocalypse of the form, leaving the film itself as a phoenix rising from its own ashes. from the very first frame, it's visually apparent this thing is watching you just as much as you are watching it. on the other hand...none of what i said could be true. Holy Motors is kind of like that, and i cant thank it enough. in a period of my life where i crave cinematic experiences that are experimental, playful, abrasive, and transgressive in their presentation and craft, i may have found the holy grail.

p.s. i cant imagine what experiencing this for the first time must have been like during the festival circuit. cannes 2012 must have been a complete mess over this.

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