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  • Vampir-Cuadecuc

    Vampir-Cuadecuc

    ★★★★★

    HALLOWEEN! (Or where I decide to watch every Pere Portabella film in October) Day 6

    Given that I saw FIVE vampire movies today (El Vampire Negro (decent), Dracula In Pakistan (good), The Addiction (great), Near Dark (bad) and Bram Stoker's Dracula (ok)) it felt fitting that I rewatch this again and pick up this project after a few months of dormancy. The other reason is of all of Portabella's films at this point this is much harder to write about…

  • The Woolworths Choir of 1979

    The Woolworths Choir of 1979

    ★★★★½

    If Project X used architectural documentation to demonstrate the groundwork for corporate dystopia then The Woolworths Choir of 1979 uses floor plans as remnant of what used to be. It feels like a cop out almost that two films that are so brutally staged and mapped out are also the most rhythmic of their respective years, plotting landscapes and structures in less than twenty minutes as a beacon extending from the present. In Elizabeth Price's case this is achieved much…

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  • Project X

    Project X

    ★★★★★

    I spent my whole life wanting to be a mathematician. I excelled in it at primary school, continued it into secondary school where my capabilities made up for deficiencies in the social sciences and the like. This continued into college where I did my A Levels in Maths, Further Maths, Physics and Chemistry, letting the STEM grandeur take over and shedding all other pursuits as inquisitive hobbies. This narcissism only continued when my master’s application was accepted, narrowing my focus…

  • Anomalisa

    Anomalisa

    The low point of Mojito's in movies (high point being Miami Vice)