ben mcdonald’s review published on Letterboxd:
Watched on the 2017 Criterion Blu-ray- a wonderful remaster, almost infinitely better than the transfer I originally watched on YouTube 2 years ago.
Still as hypnotically enigmatic on a second watch, maybe even more so. With a stronger background in film in general, I can appreciate much more what Tarkovsky is doing here. It took a while for me to be finally lured into the film's trance, but once I did, I was absolutely transfixed.
I forgot how stunning that last shot is- truly one of the best final shots in cinema.