wizard of loneliness.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
such a beautiful thing to come back to as my taste evolves and changes, and also as I get older - this is one of the constants, an elemental work following a spiritual dance of men at work which never feels anything less than profoundly exciting and moving. it is intimate and lonely in a kind of cosmic way throughout, capturing the deepest yearning we can feel as it fights and loses to our kind of fatalistic desires ("all I've…
TRON: Legacy 2010
I remember going to see this with my Dad on my winter break in 2010. He lived a few hours away from my Mom, so I didn't get to see him that often. I'd call him every couple of weeks, and in the month or so leading up to the release of this, I must've talked his ear off about it, because when he picked me up that evening, we drove straight to the theater and not home. I was…
The Greatest Beer Run Ever 2022
even as a Farrelly auteurism enjoyer, I cannot support this kind of smug nonsense. not very charming or appealing, even to my bozo sensibilities.
The Passenger 1975
every other shot in an Antonioni film feels like something I haven't seen before. is this the case in actuality? likely not, but it is astonishing nonetheless, just how much it shakes the foundation of what I believe imagemaking can be and what it can accomplish. questions run through my mind - who's done this before or since? what camera has captured this, has moved like this? there are answers to them (Kiarostami + LSIL comes to mind), but I struggle to think of many filmmakers who have made me ponder over these questions quite so consciously and so frequently.
"One of my heroes, I guess, would be Sting. I don't listen to any of his music, but I really respect that he's making it."
"I can Derelick my own balls, thank you."
"What is this? A center for ants??"
"So I became...bulimic."
"...you mean you can READ MINDS???"
"They're IN the computer???"
And a million others that broke my ribs.