ben j

ben j

Favorite films

  • Possession
  • The Squid and the Whale
  • Li'l Quinquin

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  • Leave It to Lucie!

    ★★★

  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

    ★★★★½

  • Stavros Halkias: Live at the Lodge Room

  • Matt McCusker: The Speed of Light

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  • Leave It to Lucie!

    Leave It to Lucie!

    ★★★

    Première chose: WEEN ALERT! C'est la seule film que je connais (sauf Spongebob) avec la musique du Ween donc cinq étoiles pour la représentation. En fait ce film est pour la plupart impossible de regarder sans penser à Éric Rohmer. Mais je veux pas dire "Rohmer-lite" même si je trouve le film un peu légère parce que l'esprit de Rohmer est bien vivant (même s'il était vivant en 2000, mais bon) et on voit la promesse de Mouret dans chaque…

  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

    Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro

    ★★★★½

    Loved the slapstick comedy so much, probably my favorite to date in an animated movie. It's so awesome how the world feels lived in even without being given much backstory, but you get who these characters are and love them all immediately. My favorite Miyazaki to date (sorry 🤥) and even here you see the conflict between his romanticizing nature and slight tech fetish. I didn't have super high hopes but if I knew how swashbuckly this was - he's…

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