Citizenfour is unlike any documentary I've seen. It's just chilling and the real-time breakdown of events followed up by the interview mid-section really creates an environment of anxiety that simply compounds over time. I wish I knew how to review documentaries properly because I would really like to talk about how fucking eerie it is to watch this without just saying it like that. I'd like to analyse it deeply but frankly the film messed me up enough for a single sitting. Perhaps when/if I revisit this in the future I'll be able to say something more substantial.
A beautifully captivating experience I was not expecting! This is definitely the kind of film during which your heart drops partway through, several times for different reasons.
The Dressmaker is funnier, darker, sadder, and overall way more intense than its promotional campaign; it honestly appeared mundane but pleasing before. But I absolutely adore this movie. Quirky and arty in the best possible way (Tim Burton's Big Fish comes to mind), the film's stunning evocative cinematography and gorgeous performances lend themselves…