Raheelah

Martin LaSalle enthusiast
With a deplorable veneration for movement

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  • Woman of the Ganges

    Woman of the Ganges

    I refuse to forget this.
    Duras neither resolves nor abandons what has occurred; she does, notwithstanding, clear an alternate pathway for remembrance by returning to the past, by going with its misfortune, and by grieving it.

  • Notorious

    Notorious

    In each scene when Alicia'a not grinning and filling the role of the hovering love bird, the torment and wretchedness is up front in her eyes. When Devlin maneuvers her into a kiss, she splits away and murmurs Devlin's name, a supplication of crude and ridiculous need. It's intended to be a redirection, a touch of theater to ensure her spread, yet she can't help get through the outside existing apart from everything else, delighting in the sentiment of being…

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  • Paterson

    Paterson

    3 things:
    This film is the equivalent of a warm hug.
    Jarmusch and transportation are a dream team.
    Golshifteh Farahani is inexpressibly beautiful.

  • Amadeus

    Amadeus

    Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of a genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.

    In this brilliant film, the irritating snicker of Mozart turns out to be progressively representative. Despite the fact that Salieri talks before a Catholic minister, he is really having an uneven talk with God. At a certain point, he announces, "At some point, I will laugh at you. Before I leave this world,…