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  • Dragon Inn

    Dragon Inn

    ★★★½

    I prefer A TOUCH OF ZEN but I can’t deny that this movie is pretty 🆒

  • Last Life in the Universe

    Last Life in the Universe

    ★★★★

    This is a peculiar movie - impossible to classify, really. An offbeat existential love story peppered with Yakuza crime elements? Either way, I watched it at the right time and got swept up in it. It would pair beautifully with CHUNGKING EXPRESS, and not just because of the Christopher Doyle connection; it’s dreamy and hypnotic but in its own unique ways.

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  • Need for Speed

    Need for Speed

    ★½

    Shocked and A. Pauled.

  • Fahrenheit 11/9

    Fahrenheit 11/9

    ★★★

    TIFF Screening 01

    Less of an incendiary exposé than its 2004 namesake, FAHRENHEIT 11/9 isn't telling you much that you don't already know. Nor is it necessarily striving to do so; rather than merely preaching to the choir with revelations about Trump, Moore holds Democrats (including himself) accountable for the fucked up state of 2018 America. The movie is a righteously angry attack on complacency. It's also Moore's messiest film, structurally speaking - one with so much on its mind…