Decided to start color coding my 4 favorites
My top 50 updated twice a year.
Wow! 500 million films watched by our community!
Though the films of Jean-Luc Godard (the ones I've seen) are lost on me, I'm impressed and intrigued by New Wave aesthetics. My exposure to such has been only through a few film classes. I really like what I've seen by Varda and Fassbinder's Ali: Fear Eats the Soul though! When I stumbled upon this movie, I was equally intrigued and intimidated, both because of the unwelcoming editing style mentioned in many reviews, and the film's content.
This seems like…
Thought about making review "ohhh fuck yeah babey that's grade A depression right there" but watching this and listening to some music I loved when I was depressed at 16, (Paramore's self titled still holds up!) I felt inspired to actually write. TW Ahead: Suicide mention, depression
Depression has consumed two periods of my life. First at 16, then at 21. In hindsight, the time between the two was pretty plagued in melancholy as well, so it could be one…
I'm so close to loving this, but first I gotta
Read the book
Watch Oklahoma twice
Watch A Woman Under The Influence
Read Pauline Kael's review of A Woman Under the Influence
Take a philosophy class
Watch Synecdoche, New York
Be gripped with existential dread a few times
Watch whatever that one movie that played for like 30 seconds in the middle of the film was
Probably watch it again
And then I'm hoping for an Aha! Moment to hit me