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  • Wave Sounds

    Wave Sounds

    Well... I wish I had that minute of my life back.

  • Jack


    I generally agree with Josiah's assessment and that this isn't deserving of the reputation it widely has. It's by no means a great work, not some misunderstood masterpiece, but there are moments in here that are deserving of praise and highlight an aspect to Coppola's filmmaking that is rarely showcased. What makes this work, if it does at all, it's because Coppola doesn't approach the material with condescension. He's very much slotting himself within a kind of genre that was…

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  • Beau Travail

    Beau Travail

    The moment when it hits, you'll know. When everything comes together into formation. A crystallization of form, content, and perspective into a hardened diamond of pure aesthetical poetry. Where narrative seems to dissolve into the ether of a piece. Character is reduced into bodies moving into, past, against one another. Shapes crisscrossing.

    Not so much a work of montage (ala Mann's Ali) but a work of refinement of style. If Denis managed to hit upon her trademark, free-roaming camera gliding…

  • The Wayward Cloud

    The Wayward Cloud

    One of the most harrowing texts on isolation. If that's the trait that is most easily identifiable and relatable in Tsai's work, then what happens when we are finally able to meet someone with whom we can connect with. Perhaps the only film from the last decade to tackle how our loneliness cannot be cured or remedied through connection alone. A culture breeds this within us from the moment we are born into it. Reaching out and grasping another's hand…