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  • Frances Ha

    Frances Ha


    sophie doesn't seem all that great.

  • Summer of Sam

    Summer of Sam


    so tonally and stylistically all over the place that i turned it off 2 hours into it. needed a new day to get through the rest. i love this in spurts though, glimpses of a city at its bacchanalian peak, adrien fucking brody, spike as a reporter, spike lee's frenetic mash-up of sight, sound, and humanity.

    fuck the goombas though, ughh. and the misogyny. and homophobia.

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  • Laurence Anyways

    Laurence Anyways


    broke out giggling for the "no sire its a revolution" exchange with the supervisor. for a film / story that necessarily conveys being bottled up / uncomfortable / isolated often those moments when characters and the film break out in revolution are so exhilarating. dolan (while maybe inspired by some wong kar wai, almodovar, fassbinder) has such an all encompassing sense for style from set design, to the fashioning of costumes, hair, make up, needle drops gawdamn, compositions, and on…

  • In Cold Blood

    In Cold Blood


    all those match cuts! those dissolves. the pacing. the gawdamn cinematography. the whole thing's constructed so tightly yet bursting with psychological tension and drama too.

    "i hate him. and i love him."