I like movies.
Watched a 35mm print at TIFF as part of their Douglas Sirk retrospective. Spoiled to live in one of the best film cities in the world.
I think this is my third time seeing this film and again several scenes and images (the initial meeting in the bar, that shot of Ali showering naked and drying himself off with a towel in the mirror, them sitting outside in a field of all those yellow chairs, how proud and excited she…
Hits different after COVID.
Wow I’d never seen this before and it is truly a masterpiece. The moment where The Thing absorbs all the husky dogs is one of the most uncanny moments of horror I’ve ever seen. Traumatized and entertained to the absolute gills! (Please don’t let The Thing give me gills.)
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Justine Triet: “I’m looking for a haunting musical motif… something that shows the husband’s culpability but also the simmering anger at the heart of this fractured marriage. Something that foretells violence, murder even…”
Anatomy of a Fall’s Music Supervisor: “How about a reggaeton cover of 50 Cent’s PIMP?”
Justine Triet: “Perfect, thank you!”