i love the pictures, i believe in cinema.
maker of films, lover of films.
favourites are constantly changed.
“I will be true to you. Whatever comes.”
Scenes of an existence, singular, and yet far beyond that of a single life. Life passing by in distinctly fractured moments; precious, sharp, fragile, like glass, broken into non-linearity.
Existence compiled into minutes - the universe and its creation, humanity’s germination, the will and consequence of our actions, and in all these predicaments the way of grace, kindness, compassion, a river in constant rift and conflict with the way of nature: harsh,…
The contemplation between life and death is one I’ve always questioned myself; one I’ve personally considered, many times. I’ve always seen it as an easy escape, a quick solution to all my problems; problems I’d only really have if I remained alive (which I have and will try to).
There was always this question of wether I should take that quick route. Wether it would solve things for anyone, besides myself (quite obviously due to my non-existence if I’d gone…
More than anything makes me yearn for a horror film directed by Wes, especially evocative of 50s monster flicks in his approach to the scene between the rat and the rat catcher. I think it’s fair and easy to call Wes one of the best working directors at composition, and his efforts here, reminiscent at times of mid-20th century horror, works wonders in elevating the story.
Once again at odds with Dahl’s language, as I was with the previous two…
Where Henry Sugar presented a more hopeful story about the latent impact of human ingenious and how it can inspire change in others, The Swan stands as a cynical tale of persevering in a cruel world insensitive to beauty and awe. The callousness of those unaware threaten, in tides, the humanity left among our kind, but the perseverance of a few, brave and spirited, a few who see the beauty and awe, keeps the world alive. Reminds me of the…