Clouds of Sils Maria ★★★★

um, did Olivier Assayas just make a sapphic spiritual sequel to IRMA VEP starring Juliette Binoche gallivanting around the impossibly gorgeous mountains of Switzerland?

Tommy Callahan just sold HALF A MILLION BRAKE PADS!

definitely need to re-watch before unpacking... if only to reconcile the text with the meta-text and get a better grasp of how the PERSONA refractions fit into the greater shape of things. a gift horse into whose mouth i'd like to stick my whole head.