April Story will make you wish you were a college freshman in 90s Tokyo because it’s just perfect and you’re sure you won’t be half as awkward as these folks. A fluffy little film and a big ass mood from Shunji Iwai.
i’m thinking of ending things is a lot. Being based from a book means there’s a definitive “correct” take but I relate most to how its asynchronicity captures the cruel inevitability of dementia... and that’s just one layer of it. A singularly Kaufman piece.