Favorite films

  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • Eyes of Fire
  • 3 Women
  • The Curse of Her Flesh

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  • Malina

    ★★★★

  • Sicily!

    ★★★½

  • Old Stone

    ★★★★½

  • The Beautiful Prisoner

    ★★★½

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  • Malina

    Malina

    With the first day of my dream job behind me (cleaning the toilets of patients in a psych ward) THIS is the kind of movie one wants to come home to. It almost allows me to feel like I've never left those bathrooms, and am still staring deep into toilet water, jiggling a handle, while medicated eyes bore into the back of my head, wanting me to leave.

    Heaven!

    No film besides Zulawski's "Possession" quite articulates madness with such violent…

  • Sicily!

    Sicily!

    Any movie where people stand around and drone on and make footstep sounds just like they are in a Fassbinder movie, and you get a sense he is standing just off camera and scowling, even though it isn't his movie, and he's long dead, is a good movie.

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  • As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

    As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

    ★★★★★

    I feel I need to write something about this, before its images fade, and it becomes indistinguishable from my own memories. What I’ve just seen is an entire lifetime. At first, I did not know whose life it was, as these images came towards me at a high velocity. Blurred. Jangled. Sun damaged. The faces of strangers. The shapes of rooms I have never been in. All of them, like stars or insects, either too big or too small to…

  • Frankenhooker

    Frankenhooker

    You had me
    At crack that makes prostitutes
    Blow up.

    Then they blew up.

    And you
    Just kept on
    giving.

    Thank you, Frankenhooker

    You're the best.