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  • A Streetcar Named Desire

    A Streetcar Named Desire

    Isn’t that curious that the streetcar that brings Blanche to her new home is named desire? Isn’t it odd that her new home is filled with desires – A desire to please everyone from Stella, a desire to be left alone from Stanley, a desire to live her fantasy leaving the past as far away as possible from Blanche, a desire to be taken care of and loved as he takes care and loves his mother from Mitch– The parallel…

  • Touch of Evil

    Touch of Evil

    Touch of Evil shines more for its technical aspects than for its plot. Orson Welles’ direction is superb, and if there’s any doubt about it the film opens with a breathtaking long tracking shot of a bomb being planted on a car and the camera follows that car until it blows up, which is done masterfully. There are long wide shots where there’s always some action going on behind our lead characters and there are gorgeous close-ups. And yes, while…

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  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    ★★★★

    the scene when gaby is trying to make illya dance but they end up fighting and then she falls asleep in illya's arms... poetic cinema.

  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★½

    Can destroying what we have, what we need, what we love, be forgiven? Can we be forgiven for doing so? Do we exist to enjoy and take care of this creation we call home or do we exist to damage it until it’s gone so another brand new creation can commence? Is it part of a cycle? First Reformed is an ode existentialism in a very dark, mournful way. An ode to mother nature and how we always destroy what…