Faces Places 2017
Agnès, despite her decade-spanning career and her failing vision, never fails to capture something so raw, so seldomly seen on screen: the true beauty and art that is being human. She once again proves that everything we do in life can be seen as something spectacular, something inspirational. It depends on the point of view that one is daring to take. Faces, Places combines that old fascination of Agnès to encounter people on the streets and make their stories heard…
Stories of families have always been put to film, usually accompanied by the seemingly insignificant word 'dysfunctional'. Films that lay their focus on families often end tragic or are marked with conflicts from the very beginning. They're rarely contemporary, moreso tend to give the impression of an all encompassing narrative, a world consuming your own. The bond that is depicted in Aftersun is unlike anything I've seen before. There is so much compassion and pure joy driving the relationship of…
I think it's absolutely wrong to underlie the illusion that Briony is simply a bad person and that therefore all form of anger can and should be directed strictly towards her. This is a complete fictitious black and white view of a character which leads to a projection of such ideals onto the world and the story as a whole while we should all be well aware that life is, was and will always be a deeply complex construct not…
It felt so real. It felt so real to me. For a moment it was real. It felt like I've crossed the barrier to another dimension. Another reality. Another dream. It was like I could feel the sand on my skin, feel the breeze, feel the wind. Like I could taste their water and taste their pain. Drop by drop falling slowly. Fear their fear and just wish for rain. Feel the rythym all around and inside of me like…
The French Dispatch 2021
There's something about this, I don't know what. I love this film. This is my third viewing in four days.