Cassavetes during auditions, probably: "Alright, now laugh for me."
Wim Wenders is German but still somehow directed the most American film I've ever seen??? The landscapes, the pickup truck, the brother's job making billboards, a whole lot more. I wonder if things that are very American pop out to Wenders because they are foreign to him. But anyway, this film is an all-around masterpiece. The music is perfect, the cinematography from Robby Müller (Down By Law, Mystery Train, Repo Man, The American Friend) is stunning, the wonderful Harry Dean…
Alright, first of all, what an amazing film. This is my third viewing, and I'd gladly go again. My local theatre finally got it today.
Something that I find so very remarkable about Moonlight is that it reminds me of a lot of arthouse, while also being about a man who is queer and black. I've never seen a film like it. Moonlight reminded me of Wong Kar-Wai and In The Mood For Love, with its atmosphere and very memorable…