decision to leave was grossly snubbed
Chungking Express 1994
manic pixie dream girl meets himbo law enforcement simp in the most dazed and magical hour you’ve ever cinematically experienced
“where do you want to go?”
“doesn’t matter. wherever you want to take me.”
the male complex and his domineering consciousness dissipated towards the purgatorial futility grounded in desire. a gorgeously shot and scored, novelistic entrapment of a disillusioned generation, burning saturates its three characters in an insatiable intangibility of life. impulse without the knowledge—inhabiting the gray of fruitless longing and existing to alleviate an era of growing alienation. simmering rage erupted in tranquilized fluidity, lee chang-dong’s breathtaking motions of mundanity harmonizes the beating heart. somewhat of an indica-laced noir enshrouded by a fuming…
Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41 1972
the sequel: matsu unchained
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2000
crouching tiger, hidden dragon—man, it feels SO GOOD to finally cross this off my list! superlative storytelling laid bare, feasting on the luscious enchantment captured by peter pau’s award-winning lens. tragic love and duty ricocheted off gōngfu galore, ang lee’s songs of swordplay pits personal freedom (western values) against societal honor (eastern tradition). scintillating wuxia poetry adorns every frame, transcending a thousand words with each stride (like hello bamboo scene!!). incarnating the soulful motions of strength and sorrow, legacy and…
Fallen Angels 1995
i think it’s neat that wong kar-wai’s love language is apartment cleaning.
The French Dispatch 2021
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
“the touchy narcissism of the youth.”
it’s pretty saucy that timothée chalamet got to lose his virginity to 4 time academy award winning best actress, frances mcdormand