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  • Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination

    Zapruder Film of Kennedy Assassination

    ★★★★

    bodies in spaces type beat lol

  • Jupiter Ascending

    Jupiter Ascending

    ★★★

    There's no way that this wasn't taken away from the Wachowski's in post, there's too much here for a two hour long film; you essentially have levels of political and economic complexity comparable to Dune (and really both stories are essentially identical in terms of focusing on long-standing houses vying for control of planetary resources) all shoved in your face as quickly as humanly possible. Unfortunately this leads to the film having pretty severe pacing issues and jarring scene transitions…

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  • City of Pirates

    City of Pirates

    ★★★★★

    Monumental. What can one say about a work predicated entirely on the intangible relationship between dreams and nightmares? An adventure story turned into a surrealist evocation of internal, repressed psychic trauma reverberating across achingly beautiful, Argento-esque images and moody explorations of landscape, recalling both Maya Deren and Buñuel in its haunting, allegorical make-up. This is completely up my alley: elegiac formalism meshed with poetic digressions consisting of streams-of-consciousness reminiscent of late Godard, all wrapped within an unnerving and hypnotically assured…

  • The Brown Bunny

    The Brown Bunny

    ★★★★½

    Slightly hesitant to go all-out and give this five stars (most likely will do so when I watch this again) but holy shit. Masterpiece. This is what my life is, at least my interior; where my thoughts endlessly wander to my mistakes and regrets and flaws and how I pushed someone I loved away because of them.

    Speeding off into the horizon, into silence, into the blinding light of the world and begging for forgiveness.