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  • The Red Turtle

    The Red Turtle

    ★★★★½

    I haven't really processed the movie, but right now all I can say is that I'm so fucking glad I live in a world where Studio Ghibli decided to let the great Michael Dudok de Wit make a silent (okay, dialogueless) art house animated feature.

  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★

    A heavy metal horror/revenge flick, presumably made with the assistance of the very same drugs that the characters so heavily imbibe. Don't watch this for the writing, the story is pared down to the barest bones you can think of and the dialogues are usually laughable. But the visuals, so aptly described as Jodorowsky making a Hellraiser movie, make up for it, as do the performances. It's a toss up whether Nicolas Cage, back to being his Cagiest self, or…

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  • The Double Life of Veronique

    The Double Life of Veronique

    ★★★★½

    The technical prowess and fantastical lyricism drew me into this movie after five or ten minutes, and the romanticism of the rest of the film made it a masterpiece. This is my first Kieslowski, cannot wait to see more of his.

  • The Long Goodbye

    The Long Goodbye

    ★★★★

    Just fantastic. Everyone's great in it, even those who don't have lines like the cat or Arnold Schwarzenegger.