Art can change the world.
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed 2022
Required viewing alert!
Part retrospective, part activism, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed reminds us of the artist’s largest responsibility: truth telling. Nan Goldin does a remarkable job of holding the powerful accountable while also initiating change beyond what anyone “in power” is willing to do.
This documentary is a triumph not only in recounting the remarkable results of Goldin’s activism, but also reviewing the incredible body of work that is Nan Goldin. This is required viewing for all of us.
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On 2021
It’s the most wholesome film of 2022! What an amazing job at capturing the childlike innocence and understanding of life- so much so, that my 5 year old was throughly engaged the entire time.
Everything will change.
I’m unsure what it is, but anything about the inevitable changes/hardships/beauty of life always gets me. This one did too.
Marriage Story 2019
It’s the good ones you can’t stop thinking about. I can’t stop thinking about Marriage Story. There were moments in this film that felt more like reality and less like fiction. It’s that honesty that makes great art. I cried, which was expected, but I cried twice, that wasn’t expected. What was also unexpected was how much I laughed. This film is almost as funny as it is heart wrenching. Adam Driver gives the performance of the year. Man can…