favs: ones on my mind
"Not everything is fleeting. Some feelings are deep."
🔈 Extraordinary minimalism, told in a scale Sciamma has waited on for years - Céline's genius has been building for a decade and Portrait is her exhale, her 'let it all out' moment - I am actually super curious whether this will be a start to a run of masterpieces for her or if it really is just a magnum opus. I really like her previous three features, love a lot about…
Grateful because I can only assume this is the primary reason for the Raimi/spider-man green light. And I can see why! This is frankly iconic throughout.
Why the fuck didn't Liam Neeson do any other performances like this though? This is by far the best I've seen him on screen and he pulls off the wild overacting one-liner Campbell/Cage-channeling performance so well.
Would love to see a Trainspotting type sequel where time has passed and everyone is older. I just want this sweet Raimi/Neeson collab back.
"It's our human duty to enjoy life."
My first Kurosawa has left me astounded. Ikiru - meaning 'To Live' - successfully crushes that ever-so-reputable challenge in making the audience think about life yet still remain as an artistic escape for them. It made me think about my future and my past, it made me think about family and friends, it made me think about you - it didn't once make me think about the year this was made; Ikiru never…