If you disagree with me you’re wrong I’m sorry
"Who in this city of light and sadness is searching for salvation, truth, final answers? Is there anyone who doesn't sleep nights thinking about the meaning of the city, the night, the sadness, and oneself?"
Tomorrow is my last day of high school. I've hated high school. I've been lonely and miserable and I've wanted this day to come so badly for so long, but now that it's basically here, I feel a little sad. I hate all the big…
"While I live, I remember"
Alright, I've done it. I've completed Varda's filmography. Every single one of her features, documentaries, and shorts (or at least all the shorts included in the Criterion boxset). I guess it's time to write about her films, the impact they've had on me, and why I think she was the greatest director to ever live.
The first of her films I saw was "Cleo from 5 to 7," right after first downloading the Criterion Channel.…
My dad directed this movie and here are a few things he told me about it if anybody is interested:
1. He didn’t want to make it in the first place
2. He hates the ending
3. Brazil is really nice and he had a great time there
4. He tried his best to make this movie not antagonizing Brazil and had an almost all-Brazilian crew but it was pretty difficult given what he had to work with
Anyway this movie isn’t that good and it’s gonna be really awkward if my dad ever downloads Letterboxd and sees this rating.
“If they can't hear you, then they're not listening”
Belfast starts with what is perhaps the worst opening I have ever seen in my entire life. The baffling color travelogue-like introduction to the city of Belfast was so bad that I didn’t even process that the film had started once it began. Once I realized that what I was watching was the actual movie, I assumed that the theater had made a mistake and the wrong thing was playing. I…