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  • A Zed & Two Noughts

    A Zed & Two Noughts

    ★★★★★

    A Zed & Two Noughts is only my second Greenaway film after The Cook, The Thief, His Wife, & Her Lover, and it has cemented him as one of the greats for me. He evokes the notion that every frame is a painting more than anyone else -- his love of static shots, bold colors, and precise staging call to mind the works of Rembrandt (which makes sense considering a later subject of his in Nightwatching) through a modernist, literary lens. Sacha…

  • The Beast Pageant

    The Beast Pageant

    ★★

    Even though I didn't like this movie at all, I really do recommend it. It's playful and unique enough that it's definitely worth a watch for anyone who likes cult experimental films and indie obscurities.