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  • Gravity 2013

    ★★★ Watched 04 Oct, 2013

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

  • The Comedy 2012

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 31 Aug, 2013 2

    This movie is just too strange for analysis. I don’t even know what I think of it. I’m pretty sure I love it, as suggested by the four-and-a-half stars above and the film’s position on my top 100 list. But why on earth do I love it? It’s an awkward combination of black comedy and drama with an unclear message, offbeat dialogue, and uncomfortable camerawork. And it seems awfully out-of-place in my top 100 list. There’s plenty I have to…

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  • Romeo + Juliet 1996

    ½ Added 1

    Do not watch this movie.

  • Le Samouraï 1967

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 Feb, 2013 4

    I loved this film within seconds. The first shot is an immediate representation of the magnificent cinematography that is on display throughout the subsequent hour and forty-five minutes. It is clear that every single shot in the movie was scrupulously positioned and executed, as though it were specifically contrived to parallel the meticulousness of the protagonist therein. Melville's and Decaë’s bravura is evident throughout, and I particularly admired their impeccable use of symmetry.

    The first twenty minutes of the film…