Josephine (Girl On The Shore)

Josephine (Girl On The Shore)

Favorite films

  • Throw Down
  • Sleep Has Her House
  • Labour's Battle Song (Laid-off Shinkong Textile Workers' Protest)
  • The Errand Boy

Recent activity

  • Marie Antoinette


  • The Father


  • Sleep Has Her House


  • Jawan


Recent reviews

  • Sleep Has Her House

    Sleep Has Her House


    I just can’t get the title out of my head.
    Sleep has her House. Sleep has HER house. HER house. HER.

    Like, just categorizing the process of slowly going through a necessary deprivation of your own senses as something inherently female is a lot to me.

    The house being obviously the world around us. But of course, not just Earth, in Barley's images, is also the universe. You just don’t shoot the night sky and expose it over the shadow…

  • Aftersun



    When Godard was in the Dick Cavett show, he analyzed a moment from his at the time most recent film Every Man For Himself: a couple starts fighting, but Godard uses slow mo while a erratic sound overwhelmed over the images, creating a sort of dissonance that, in Godard's words, reflect the nature of said relationship. In the sequence, this couple are having a violent act, but in the brevity of said sequence Godard wants you to reflect on the…

Popular reviews

  • Nomadland


    I find the romantic ideal of the poor being the more “close to Earth” than all of us peasants and their struggle being just part of their spiritual journey to self enlightenment more repulsive with each new entry of these indie darlings in the wave of vague anti capitalist narratives that do everything in their power to make you believe that a company like Amazon actually care about its workers. 

    But what did you expect from someone who takes the…

  • Irreversible



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    (CW: rape, transphobia, homophobia)
    Even after these bodies have received some of the worst pain imaginable, Noe doesn’t seem to care about any of them. Alex is raped and we stare at the screen incapable to do something. Thanks to the structure, Noe already made the mistake of knowing this person through the act itself. This is what defines her, her introduction. Yeah, she will be “develop” and “characterize” in the next scenes, but, even when she gets a glance…