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  • The Beguiled

    The Beguiled

    ★★★★½

    I have seen this movie twice, now, and still can't think of anything to write about it. I could go on and on about how gorgeous it is, how lush. How so many shots look like paintings. The use of sound (the lack of music) and how different it is, in that respect, from Coppola's other films.

    Every cast member does an amazing job. Kirsten and Nicole and Elle are perfect, and Colin was just so so well cast in…

  • Before Sunset

    Before Sunset

    ★★★★★

    it amazes me that watching two people talk and walk for 80 minutes can be so compelling. it's in their chemistry, their gestures and glances, their outpourings and ponderings. and that ending? went straight into my (mental) all-time favourite endings list. so perfect.

    bring on midnight, i guess!

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  • Carol

    Carol

    ★★★★★

    Had to listen to One Mint Julep by The Clovers as soon as I got home. Made me very happy to hear it featured!

    I love when movies leave you feeling a little dazed - a little like you've stepped into another world when you leave the cinema - and this definitely did that for me. Made me look at everything differently, even just for a few hours.

    It is achingly beautiful (visually & otherwise); exquisitely shot (on 16mm) it is…

  • Point Break

    Point Break

    ★★★★★

    WHY HAVE I NEVER SEEN THIS FILM BEFORE?! I'm so disappointed with myself but better late than never, right?

    Any film that opens with a sopping wet Keanu Reeves, t-shirt and jeans clinging to him, shooting targets is A-OK by me. But ogling opportunities aside, this film is just so great. I'm surprised I enjoyed it so much, in a way, but then I'm also not?

    I want to write so much more about it, but I can't think of…