Low tier Bresson, that is.
After a two year-long hiatus from the Coen Brothers, I was hoping to find something with a little more oomph.
After a brief distasteful encounter with Hail Caesar!, I decided that I would take a little break from the Coen Brothers—one that happened to last for two long years. Least to say, I wish I had kept going.
The thing is, Raising Arizona isn't particularly bad or anything, it just feels a bit too disappointing, neither having the flowering melancholy…
Christopher Nolan is a genius.
Christopher Nolan is a genius, not because his films are unbelievably fucking mind-blowing, but because he influences his audience into believing that his films are unbelievably fucking mind-blowing. In this day and age of short attention spans and bland, studio-produced action movies, Nolan prevails as the victor and shrouds his films in a cloak of conceptually thin substance.
I compare my Nolan experience to a dine-out in a fancy fusion restaurant where the main, special…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Raspberry. Raspberry. Rasp-berr-ree. The drum of the r's trickle through my teeth as I watch Raspberry (2018), a miraculous short film by an unnamed director who might as well be the next Wong Kar Wai. Raspberry is a transcendental feat of an intimate character study that supersedes all previous romantic drama films.
Similar to Spike Jonze's Her (2013), Raspberry is pleasantly accompanied by a warm atmosphere. An ambient yellow glows as our unnamed narrator and Raspberry gaze hypnotically at one…