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  • Pigs and Battleships 1961

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 06 Feb, 2014

    Another case of a film that became better the second time for me. Great looking, full of crazy energy, this is one of my favourite Japanese films.

  • Mulholland Drive 2001

    ★★★★★ Watched 25 Jan, 2014

    Ok, confession time. Until January 25, 2014, I had never seen a David Lynch film. Oh, I hope you can imagine my shame. After feeling like I had been trying to play connect the dots while in the throes of a peyote high for 2 plus hours, the first thing I thought was that I had to see this film again immediately, if not sooner. It didn't happen quite that quickly, but I did rewatch it 48 hours later, and…

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  • The Tree of Life 2011

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 21 Feb, 2012 6

    A second viewing made quite an impression on me. I loved this film even more and I suspect I will have the same reaction each time I see it. I saw myself in the father and the sons, and it brought to mind lying on the grass as a child on the prairies, staring up at the biggest sky imagineable and wondering what's out there and where do we fit into all of it. Great film.

  • In the Mood for Love 2000

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 15 Dec, 2012

    A rewatch bumps this up to five star territory for me. After the first time I saw it, it stayed with me a long time, and kept popping into my head periodically thereafter. Now I can safely place it on my list of all time favourites. Beautiful in every conceivable way, from the gorgeous cinematography to the low key performances of the two central characters, to the wonderful way music is used throughout the film (I particularly loved the Nat…