long live tacky extravagance, performative excess, artless luxury, and all forms of opulence for its own sake! long live bad taste!
will you still love me when i’m no longer young and psychosexually entangled with a flesh-hungry writhing mass birthed by the death of my faith ?
had 2 bump her to five stars who i am kidding here - this is my favourite movie.
Synecdoche, New York 2008
synecdoche, new york is a love letter to the mentally ill, the chronic worriers, and anyone who has ever thought about death. all of those people are me, and this is my love letter to synecdoche, new york. i am doing Bad right now. for no particular rhyme or reason, i am just doing Bad, and i knew that this staggering colossus of a film may help me to sort through some of the thoughts that are uncomfortable to sit with.…
fascinating. terrifying. existentialist. here are 5 characters, and they are presented as characters, who each possess an all encompassing addiction to cinema. each person is the embodiment of a various schtick , an affinity for foreign film, a love of technicality. we are to view these folks as the ~wacky~ specimens that they are - so deep into their passion that they’ve forgotten to live a life. it is easy to cast judgement, or judgement concealed as concern, especially when the…
i was saving this for the perfect moment because i knew i wasn’t ready, and it’s true - i absolutely wasn’t ready. but somehow, the fact that this stars pacino & de niro completely escaped me (i know they are on the poster, but please understand that i am as blind as i am dumb and it simply didn’t register + i try to go into movies knowing as little as possible about them). so you can imagine how it feels…
The Power of the Dog 2021
jesse plemons vs ever having a social event go well