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  • Pain and Glory

    Pain and Glory

    ★★★★

    Salvador narrates that, while he had no formal education in anatomy or geography due to a push toward music, he learned the former through his own afflictions and the latter through his travels as a filmmaker. Learning through lived experience, and then tracing those lessons sensually—even by literally charting them on the body via injuries and scars—are two of the film’s central ideas. Pain and Glory is not an exercise in nostalgia or regret, or a simple ponderance on memory.…

  • Pain and Glory

    Pain and Glory

    ★★★★

    so colorful but also so deeply sad.

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  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★½

    nicole kidman shares a sexual fantasy with her husband tom cruise. tom cruise fucking flips a shit
    this scared me far more than The Shining. it was cast so unbelievably well; Cruise has both a naive fragility and a raging madman quality that work in perfect flux, and Kidman... jesus, she can kill you with a single look (over those TEENY LIL SPECTACLES!). also, both are ridiculously hot in the scariest possible way. I will be thinking about this film for a long time.

  • The Faculty

    The Faculty

    ★★★½

    what’s scarier, the aliens or the microbangs