What would ChatGPT make of HAL?
The Witches 1990
Give Anjelica Huston the most preposterous accent and she still blows everone off the screen. Also, Henson’s mouse puppets, what’s not to love?
We need more childhood trauma, exactly like this!
The Banshees of Inisherin 2022
During the entire movie I couldn’t help thinking this is all maybe just a couple islands away from Father Ted.
It is admirable how brutally McDonagh forces an unchangeable character to deal with stuff changing in his life, and he has no control over any of it. It’s not quite his Book of Job movie (like A Serious Man and Silence are for the Coens and Scorsese), but it is a fine practice run for one. If he has one in him… we’ll see.
Best way to start my film year. I didn’t expect this level of melancholy, but now I can’t shake it off.
Licorice Pizza 2021
Such a lovely hommage to making the worst decisions possible. Alana is one of the most intriguing fuck-ups in recent movie memory. And it’s great the whole Haim family came along for the ride.
I can’t wait to sink my teeth into this again. And again.