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  • Eat Drink Man Woman

    Eat Drink Man Woman

    ★★★★½

    It doesn't feel like much to watch until you finish it, but then it all kinda sinks in. Ang Lee has such a light touch.

  • Edward Scissorhands

    Edward Scissorhands

    ★★★★

    Nothing if not a masterful control of tone - I’ve never seen anything that skates between whimsy, tragedy, comedy, and grotesquery quite so perfectly. It’s also a small movie, in a way, with the wonders of detail filling in a tried-and-true story. For how strange Edward is, it’s the uncanny society he interrupts that Burton really digs into. Those housewives blissing out to his dangerously moving blades is a stark, memorable image.

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    i'm kinda torn because I totally understand all the problems with this except its also god's gift to cinema and the most perfect film ever made so

  • Okja

    Okja

    ★★★★½

    WARNING: this is not fun for the whole family, it is incredibly distressing and will make you go vegan

    Much like the titular 'super-pig', OKJA is huge and weird and bursting with energy, occasionally becoming ungainly but always getting up again. Its full of heart, and has one giant nipple.

    The world of OKJA is so incredibly bonkers that the relationship between a girl and her giant pig is grounded in comparison, a credit to both the lead actress and…