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  • Alphaville

    Alphaville

    ★★★½

    Anna Karina is normally why foot ear enough.

    Anna Karina with a fringe in a long velvet dress is just too much.

    Also semi-serious question: could one imagine a contemporary filmmaker (other than Godard, obviously), making a film like this?

  • Unknown Pleasures

    Unknown Pleasures

    ★★★½

    Harry Kennedy the movie

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  • Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

    Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda

    ★★★½

    We were just getting ready to record, when Bertolucci came up to me and said "Ryuichi, I don't like the intro. You need to change it." And I said "We're about to record! I can't rewrite the score in front of a 40-piece orchestra". Then he replied "Well Ennio Morricone always used to be able to". So I knew if Ennio could do it, so could I.

    No idea what appeal this would have to someone who wasn't already a…

  • The Falls

    The Falls

    ★★★★★

    Part of the Tartiflette Cinema collection
    also part of the Best films ever ever ever collection

    I never thought I'd have to say that On the Silver Globe was the second best 1980s auteur science fiction film largely composed of in-universe found footage about themes of societal collapse and its relation to avian creatures. And yet, here we are. One of the funniest comedies of all time. One of the saddest tragedies of all time. And the film that is…