Come for the mob movie, stay because you accidentally took shrooms, leave having seen God in three fat, nude mobsters, Persian rugs, curtains drawn against the light, and a gyrating…
Sean Baker 15
I did the whole damn thing.
Screened over three days at the Rialto Cinema, Locarno, Switzerland.
Wenders’ preoccupation with American culture is imprinted throughout to great impact. However, it’s so German to make a film on the very notion of succeeding at penalties....
Sean Baker 5
Saw this years ago but had to revisit it on the Criterion Blu-ray. Felt like watching it for the first time. What a restoration.
Sean Baker 6
Haven't seen this film since the NYU days. Was great to watch again. Now I think I'm going to go back and watch Even Drawfs again.
Watched on the Gates…
Revisited this film after approx. 30 years on the Arrow Films Blu-ray.
I forgot how giallo influenced this film seems to be. And the split screen sequences are awe-inspiring. Masterful.…
davidehrlich ★★★★ 3
maybe the best horny colonialist comedy since HOW TASTY WAS MY LITTLE FRENCHMAN.
like all Martel movies, i'm enjoying it a lot more after the fact. the last 30 minutes…
DirkH ★★★★★ 15
The best love poem ever filmed.
Sweet without being sugary.
Heartfelt without being sappy.
A big heart shaped slice of perfection.
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