Favorite films

  • Only Yesterday
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Wasteland
  • The Killer

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  • No Time to Die

  • Jackass Number Two

    ★★★★½

  • Final Destination

  • Orphan

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  • Rover Dangerfield

    Rover Dangerfield

    ★½

    has the same number of jokes as the PS3 has games

  • Cloverfield

    Cloverfield

    ★★★★

    some notes:

    -reminds me of that tragedy

    -one of the few found footage films that really progresses from the blair witch project, specifically with how that film used the genre to explore why we use the camera - how it can expose unknowable horrors but end up completely abstracting them, how it seemingly approaches that horror with a sense of immersion and Realness while simultaneously distancing ourselves from it. cloverfield takes this theme and updates it for the post-9/11 world.…

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  • Cowboy Bebop

    Cowboy Bebop

    ★★★★★

    jupiter jazz - bebop's loneliest episode and possibly its best. the decaying grimy setting and the melancholic saxophone motif bring an ethereal, purgatorial vibe to the whole thing that really elevate the episode's portrayal of lost souls forced to confront their pasts. even without that really specific vibe that makes me wish that this went on forever, this is just an incredibly moving episode that brings new layers of characterization and pathos to the table. i do wish gren's queerness…

  • FLCL

    FLCL

    ★★★★★

    FLCL is some important shit to me. i finished re-watching it today and found more in it than i ever have before, so now i am writing about it. most people who have heard of FLCL will know it for its craziness and chaos, with the series destroying basically any logical storytelling or consistency that it might have, instead going for pure emotional expression over anything else. every episode is an onslaught of bizarre imagery and haphazard, ridiculous plotting, with…