• Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

    Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

    the most enthralling two-hander i've seen in a while. important, but not at the expense of being entertaining

  • Neptune Frost

    Neptune Frost

    messy af in the best possible way. can't think of a movie that links historical and future resistance as well as the musical progression in this film does

  • Casablanca

    Casablanca

    does any other movie have as many quotes that people who have never heard of the movie know without being aware of it?

  • Chungking Express

    Chungking Express

    do you know how fucking high a degree of difficulty it is to pull off a "quirky girl falls in love with a heartbroken man and does domestic labor for him" plotline without it coming across as not only not annoying but incredibly moving?? wong really is the goat for this one

  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

    took me longer than it should have (until the phone call) to realize this was a movie about cowardice but after that i really got on board with the way it sits with the contradictions of harry dean stanton's mesmerizing portrayal of it

  • Fire Island

    Fire Island

    never thought clueless would have competition as the best jane austen adaption but thats what i get for underestimating joel and bowen!!

  • A Perfect Pairing
  • Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood

    Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood

    i've been able to see myself in the nostalgia of a lot of linklater's films, but this was not one of them

  • Columbus

    Columbus

    a buildingschoman

  • Yes, Madam!

    Yes, Madam!

    absolutely whipped. loved that this movie just kept introducing new parties until it ended; kept every scene a little off kilter to offset the certainty of michelle kicking ass

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Cléo from 5 to 7

    Cléo from 5 to 7

    not to take away from corinne marchand's performance at ALL but varda's camera really drifts away from her expression towards city life during so many moments of contemplative dread in this film that the city ~becomes a character~ in a way that so few films spend the time actually committing to.

    also feel like there's a lot of modern application specifically to the space cleo occupies as a v1 micro influencer, and the film's decision to treat her worldview and…