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  • Empire Records

    Empire Records

    This might be the most 90s thing that ever 90sed.

  • M

    M

    ★★

    Proto-procedural; has hella procedure.

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  • Fight Club

    Fight Club

    ★★★★★

    The first time, Fight Club is a kick to the guts.

    Each time after that, it's an intellectual exercise, an "I see what you did there". One of the few films that holds up to that repeated viewing experience whilst still being engrossing.

  • In the Mood for Love

    In the Mood for Love

    ★★★★

    Three very rambling thoughts:

    I:
    "It is a restless moment. She has kept her head lowered... to give him a chance to come closer. But he could not, for lack of courage. She turns and walks away."

    Oh boy. As a 24-year-old veteran of repeated unrequited love, this hit me so hard. I love this as a counterpoint to Hollywood romance where the guy gets the girl every time. In real life, there are so many more moments like this,…