Favorite films

  • August in the Water
  • The Meadow
  • Vive L'Amour
  • Love Exposure

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  • Indian Summer

    ★★★½

  • Phenomena

    ★★★½

  • Dune

    ★★★★½

  • Dune

    ★★★★½

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  • Malicious

    Malicious

    ★★★★

    A film that wouldn't get made this way today, which is a shame as the perspective of Nino is valid, even if perversely teen narcissistic., and the perspective of Angela, even through such an oppressive patriarchal lens, contains such an intensity of free will and fuck you that it almost (almost) feels ok to celebrate.

  • The Church

    The Church

    ★★★★★

    A fever dream of ancient evil, crossed with modern plague fear, and drenched in the holy water of christianity.

    All told through the visual symbolism of pure giallo shock and dread.

    For me this was manna from a flickering heaven.

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  • See Know Evil

    See Know Evil

    ★★★★★

    People who get style. People who suffer and come through. People who are old on the inside, literally, and figuratively. People who are brave enough to grab everything without ever taking away from another.

    The privilege to allow these things to come together is one thing, but that should not stop us from recognizing the rarity of this convergence, and understanding the fragile beauty of it's result.

    I'm biased as I lost my way in New York City while David's…

  • Attenberg

    Attenberg

    ★★★★★

    "Because deep down you're an optimistic bourgeois modernist."

    These are my people.
    Fragile, complicated, cynical, and disgusted.
    Designing for ruin, living for small revolutions.

    ...

    (Songs about life, songs about life, songs about life)
    Ooh (Be Bop Kid, Be Bop Kid, Be Bop Kid, Be Bop Kid)