the real life eraserhead baby (they/them)
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
about five years ago, i started to fill up small pocket-sized journals with notes on film. i would sit and take pages of notes on movies, detailing what i loved about the writing/directing/editing. i fell out of the habit a year ago, but i decided to get back into it with dead reckoning-- i admire the artistry of mcq and cruise and i want nothing more than to learn from them.
this movie reminds me of a rose-- its stuffed…
top gun should win best picture tomorrow night.
a recent conversation surrounding this movie has been how it saved the film industry, and often people focus on the current-faces of the industry in relation to this subject. as a filmmaker looking to break into the industry, i'd also like to emphasize the hope it has given the next generation.
i am in my second year of film school. i have known this was my path since i was fifteen years…
god… probably the most devastating viewing experience i’ve ever had. i’ve seen this twice now, and every time i just feel my stomach and heart sink down through my body. i need to see this in theaters— i want to hear the sound mix the way it was intended, because it is impeccable. the sounds in this film are all in contention with each other— they overlap and overpower, all colliding in ron’s mind. the jeering of a crowd becomes…
absolutely beautiful… that very last reveal on the bed was so well done. it wasn’t overstated, it was a simple callback that was as haunting for us as it was for veronica. a fleeting moment that she didn’t comprehend— one that meant a great deal to the other her. it’s so fascinating how the smallest moments in our life can be so grand for another person, or how many details will slip us by as we love them. sometimes all…
i have no idea where to begin with this— so let’s use a scene to summarize the hollow feelings i have for this movie. as barbie reaches into her connection with a human, she sees flashes of memories of a mother and daughter. near the end of these flashes, showcasing the ebb and flow of a relationship and the difficulty growing up, there’s a shot where the daughter leaves her moms very expensive, very new chevy. as she leaves the…