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  • Damnation

    Damnation

    ★★★★

    Like a dog!

  • Medea

    Medea

    ★★★★½

    Pier Paolo Pasolini's Medea (in part an adaptation of Euripides' play of the same name) must be one of the most interesting and different depictions of the classical world ever put to film. Pasolini's vision is far removed from the usual romanticised and idealised representation of Ancient Greece seen in most media. The fantastic costume design was inspired by traditional clothing from Eastern Europe and it was shot almost entirely on location in early Christian churches in Turkey, resulting in…

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  • Stalker

    Stalker

    ★★★★★

    Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 film Stalker is unlike anything else I have ever seen. It is beautiful, deep, interesting and full of so much breathtaking imagery. There is not much I can say about this film that is new or original but I’m going to say it all anyway. I love this film for the amazing world it creates, its characters and its ideas. Not many experiences can match the fascination I feel when watching this film.

    The film has an…

  • Waves

    Waves

    ★½

    This film is so dull, messy, unsubtle, vapid and self-impressed, with one of the least likeable* or developed protagonists I have ever seen but wow camera spin around aspect ratio change #WavesNation.

    *even though this is probably intentional, it is incredibly ineffective