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  • Make the Last Wish

    Make the Last Wish

    What living girl hasn't at some point cathartically sung Avril Lavigne's 'Complicated' to themselves while recollecting some or all boys who have done them wrong, I ask you?! I think this film was made straight out of my prayers and dreams since I have long held Hikari Mitsushima as a favourite actress and searched and hoped for more work of hers in the vein of Love Exposure. I'm so lucky this randomly popped up in my feed thanks to Jack,…

  • My Perestroika

    My Perestroika

    ★★★½

    I just want to know why we don't get Swan Lake religiously broadcast over TV during times of national crisis and uncertainty.

    Andrei's sophisticated attitude towards life and love of all things elegant was very amusing to watch. What a character.

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  • Queen of Earth

    Queen of Earth

    ★★★★★

    Wow, Alex Ross Perry is one of the brightest, most astute screenwriters of modern everyday personal crises. And he makes everything so eerie and existential and inescapable in a way that glues you to what otherwise would amount to monotonous dialogue. Elisabeth Moss and Katherine Waterson spit it at each other like acid:

    "I think the best hope for me now is to not end up like my father." - Elisabeth Moss as Catherine

    "How's that going?" - Katherine Waterson…

  • Minding the Gap

    Minding the Gap

    ★★★★½

    I really hope these young men are doing well today. Keire has a beautiful soul.