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Watched this in a local arthouse theater tonight in celebration of Blue Velvet's 35th anniversary. I first saw this film years ago in college, and while I liked it quite a bit, I don't think I had a real appreciation for what David Lynch so brilliantly concocted. Tonight, though, watching this wild work of art on the big screen was such a great experience, and feel like I've had a rush of new emotions and thoughts and a completely fresh…
So, I've finally watched Robert Altman's 1972 psychological horror-esque drama, Images...and to be completely honest, not only did I absolutely love this film, but I found it to be one of the greatest underappreciated/overlooked gems from a major filmmaker I've ever come across. I really believe this is a masterpiece of an extremely high caliber that seems to have close to zero street cred in the film world (sans a couple initial accolades).
I haven't felt this strongly about defending…
David Cronenberg is a mad genuis and no one will ever convince me otherwise.
I think what I love most about Cronenberg movies, and I think it's probably the reason he's always had funding issues, is that they're made with complete conviction and an unwavering vision. No matter how absurd a premise or idea is, David Cronenberg runs it to the finish line, always giving everything he can. And to know that it works the majority of the time commands…
Just finished watching this one, and I honestly think this might be one of the best films I've ever seen.
I guess I didn't know what to expect, but A Brighter Summer Day was a damn masterpiece of the cinematic form. I'm sure I'll be wowed by Edward Yang's other films, this being my first.
I feel like it's a little hard to "review" a movie like this, so here are some thoughts I'm having if you care to read:…