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  • Too Old to Die Young

    Too Old to Die Young

    ★★★★★

    refn directing with his expected, trademark styles: long takes of seemingly nothing, nightmares lit by neon and unflinchingly brutal violence. takes all the best parts of his previous, more well-known works (drive, especially only god forgives) and places it within a 12 hour dive into hell. feels like something that only appeals to barely a handful of people, but i'm very happy to report that i'm a part of this group. miles teller is the perfect choice as our lead:…

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    ★★

    it always hurts to rewatch a film you loved and find yourself hating it, but it especially stings here. days of future past was one of my favourite superhero movies at a time and going through these x-men films i began to dread rewatching it, more with every disappointingly terrible film in this series. rewatching it, i found myself more bored than anything. nothing of interest occurs in this movie, rarely any scene screams the intention of making a good…

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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    ★★★★★

    “the fuck kinda neighbourhood is this?”
    “people are under a lot of stress, bradley”

    is it future or is it past? a dream or reality? does it matter? this will stay with me forever: images, lines, sounds, moments seared into my brain. i can’t describe this as anything other than an experience, however pretentious that it sounds i know. but it’s the only way i can describe it. and i wouldn’t have it any other way.

    “this is the water and this is the well. drink full and descend. the horse is the white of the eyes, and dark within”

  • Glass

    Glass

    ★★★★★

    “i wasn’t a mistake, mama”
    “no, you were spectacular”

    goddamn it. a flawed film that’ll never stop meaning endless amounts to me, something i haven’t stopped thinking about since i saw it in january on my birthday. i hope i can finally write a full piece on this soon. thank you so much m. night