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  • The Wild Boys

    The Wild Boys

    ★★★★

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

    Is there such a thing as *too* European?

    First and foremost: the visuals. This is probably one of the prettiest films I've seen in a long time. Not only is the black and white deep , the segments with are almo. The palettes are so wonderfully chosen, it almost makes me wish the whole thing was like it- then again, if that were the case it probably wouldn't be as effective. The colours along with the costuming and the cheap-looking…

  • Shanghai Express

    Shanghai Express

    ★★

    The lack of music for most of it was probably a stylistic or thematic decision, but I really think it's in need of some scoring. Lots of interestingly lit and composed shots, but the characters really bugged me and I didn't really care for anyone or anything.

    I was also really tired so maybe I was just grumpy, baby needs a nap

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  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    Casting himself as Hitler, the absolute madman

  • Dancer in the Dark

    Dancer in the Dark

    ★★★★½

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

    This movie made me cry.

    There are so many aspects of this film that make it as powerful as it is, I wish I could go through each of them individually; but I think I'm too emotionally shook to really analyze all of it. Definitely the type of film that needs a long period of digestion.

    If there's one thing I wanted to single out however, it would be the film's portrayal of reality. Shot in von Trier's Dogme 95…