Perhaps the last great New York film before the towers fell.
To so many straight people, films depicting LGBTQ+ relationships are slow and dull because they fail to realize that so much of our longing is done in silence. Small glances and brief moments mean the world to us and say so much, something straight people will never understand.
Carol is so beautiful and poignant because Todd Haynes knows exactly what these moments are like and how to depict them exactly as we feel them: with quiet grace and anticipation. We…