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  • The Nightmare

    The Nightmare

    ★★★

    I feel like instead of writing a review and rather add to the testimonial style of the film, I wanted to disclose my case with sleep paralysis, albeit it's far more normal and tame compared to the ones depicted in the film.

    Okay, I guess a little film criticism out of the way first for clarification. I do think the interviews conducted with the film were of the most extreme cases of sleep paralysis and if true (true in that…

  • The Bad Batch

    The Bad Batch

    ★★

    I was hoping I would be the contrasting viewpoint to the overall negative reception that this film is receiving, but alas I find myself walking amongst that crowd. I never before seen such a drop in quality and craftsmanship in a director's career before, at least not in recent memory. A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night was simply brilliant with a visual aesthetic that reminded me of the monochrome madness of Eraserhead. Everything that was good about Ana Lily…

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  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★★

    Hyperboles do not matter when discussing Persona because the film is all but stated in fact that it is not only Bergman's masterpiece but holding the incredible feat of being considered one of if not the best film ever made.

    There are many factors that go into Persona carrying this title perhaps even too many to explain or be able to fit in this review but needless to say it has every element that a perfect film should have. From…

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★★★

    Watching Malick's 'The Tree of Life' has become a religious experience for me. One that literally brings me to my knees, finds my hands clenched tight, and tears in my eyes. There has rarely ever seen before more beauty on film than what is shown here. Emmanuel Lubezki captures the very essence of life on celluloid which was absolutely necessary for this film to contain.

    Malick's film explores themes of evil existing in a world of beauty and grace. The…