RSS feed for notasfarwest

Favorite films

Recent activity


Recent reviews

  • Landscape in the Mist

    Landscape in the Mist

    "it's as if you don't care about time going by, and yet i know you're in a hurry to leave"

    i was shown the opening scene of this in isolation about a year and a half ago and was really impressed by it. having finally seen the whole thing, that first scene is still my favourite part. i'm not sure if that's because i've had so long to think about it, or because it has a message that i like,…

  • Hereditary


    everyone was completely silent the whole way through the film but at one point the person sitting next to me wordlessly covered their face

Popular reviews

  • In the Heat of the Night

    In the Heat of the Night


    turns out sometimes the classics are considered classics because they're


    also i think the only other thing i've seen sidney poitier in is the hit 1992 hacking caper "sneakers" so confiscate my cinema card i guess

  • Dead Man

    Dead Man

    "every night and every morn
    some to misery are born
    every morn and every night
    some are born to sweet delight
    some are born to sweet delight
    some are born to endless night"

    -auguries of innocence, william blake

    this is a black-and-white psychowestern with robby müller on cinematography so of course i'd been meaning to watch this for a million years and of course it was great

    johnny depp is good in this, which is an easy way to tell…