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  • Performance

    Performance

    ★★★★★

    "you should not have destroyed the great phallus."
    — Jess Franco


    he's not sure where he is but he's sure that to some extent he's conscious, striking things from the tables of his esteemed colleagues with his priapic wonder, home-runs on certain occasions, he wants to be good but the blueprints were on the ipad and the damn things out of juice again. he makes a cocktail,
    1/4 asbestos
    1/4 insects
    1/4 treason
    1/4 tonic
    umbrella.
    post-poning the holidays won't…

  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    Cléo from 5 to 7

    ★★★★

    and this is the moment this is exactly where she is born to be
    and this is what she does and this is what she is


    and you think "i'll remember this moment", a moment that is an utterly meaningless moment but why not force yourself to remember it anyway, and you concentrate on the words so that they take effect, and above all the other seemingly unadorned and purposeless moments this still inexplicably stands prominent as a moment, a…

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  • Lost in Translation

    Lost in Translation

    ★★★★★

    I always manage to get incredibly anxious and wary over the prospect of rewatching the films that I love like children who went off to war. To the point where my favorite films intimidate me, they scare me. Because if I saw such a clear reflection of myself in them at one point in my life what if when I look back into them I can't see my reflection anymore? What if I changed and didn't notice? What if the…

  • I Killed My Mother

    I Killed My Mother

    ★★★★

    Dolan made this film at twenty years old. What the fuck am I doing with my life.