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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★★★

    Struggling to comprehend how this very small film about the very most literal and simplistic representation of death, the sheet ghost, manages to tell such a cosmic and monumental story about loss. A profoundly intimate film.

  • Burning

    Burning

    ★★★

    This may have been well-constructed, nicely ambiguous, and pleasant to look at, but I thought we had moved past using women as Manic Pixie Dream Tools in this way, and also the main male character is a disgusting kisser. In this essay I will

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  • Love Exposure

    Love Exposure

    ★★★★½

    A gloriously audacious and soapy fever dream that absolutely parkours through it’s four hour runtime. If the insanity of love and devotion are the written prompt, Love Exposure is the colorful and magnetic debrie that’s swept up when the prompt is blasted with dynamite and fed through a friendly madhouse. It’s a riot in that wonderful and absurd Japanese way – I laughed far more than I expected to at things I will never admit to, and I have lasting…

  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

    ★★★★½

    Meticulous and rewatchable as ever. Won’t comment on why we initially decided to watch this

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  • Cats

    Cats

    ½

    I would give anything to unsee James Corden licking milk out of a bowl, and every other terrifying second of this movie. Tom Hooper needs to be arrested.

  • Taipei Story

    Taipei Story

    ★★★★½

    Yet another Yang that’s taken my breath away. Slow and wandering as ever, yet always purposeful, poetic, and precise in its detail. A complex tapestry of gorgeous and distantly framed scenes that penetrate the meaning of the city of Taipei – itself a character that carries its own history, nuance, and disparity; ever changing like the lovers who call it home.