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  • Little Fish

    Little Fish

    ★★★½

    "It feels wrong to make this about us."

    I had a tough time connecting with this one at the start, but I was so engrossed by the end that I actually went back and watched the first act all over again. I think what's happening here is that the film initially casts a very wide net that yields an overwhelming result. For a while, there's simply too much going on, and the non-linear structure makes it even harder to track.…

  • Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry

    Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry

    ★★★★

    “You’re a fucking trooper for agreeing to this.”
    “It’s my idea.”

    A genuinely compelling piece of personal filmmaking that respects its subject enough to show her honestly. While The World’s A Little Blurry shows Billie Eilish for the successful, talented young performer she is, it also shows her what she is off stage: a child. Billie is frequently shown as whiny, stubborn, and argumentative, though these moments aren’t presented without context. Billie complains about her hatred of songwriting before having a…

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  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks

    ★★½

    me, running as fast as i can: "i appreciate your style, i just don't get it! please, leave me alone!"
    david lynch, galloping after me and playing a trumpet: "negativity is the enemy of creativity"

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    ★★★★½

    me, after california dreamin' plays for the 400th time: "PLAY IT AGAIN WONG"