So Blade Runner, but it looks a thousand times nicer, and explores social issues in a deeper and more interesting way, and also, Ryan Gosling.
Only God Forgives 2013
A heap of shit, but Ryan Gosling.
The Beautiful Person 2008
Ah, school days. Remember when you were a teenager and you were gorgeous and French and had great hair and you spent all your time looking effortlessly stylish around Paris, either shooting intense, smouldering glares at or joined at the lips to various similarly attractive young French people with beautiful scarves on? No? Yeah, me neither. But maybe you'd like to imagine that's what you did for 90 minutes? Yes? Ouais, moi aussi.
Okay so essentially, I think, I have…
The Taste of Others 2000
A sincere, cosmopolitan character study by a female director, Le goût des autres is about hope, loneliness, vanity, entertainment, pride, learning, and desire. Beautifully observed and realised, I found this really enjoyable - and kind of heartening in a completely offbeat way.
One for anyone who's ever wondered of an odd couple 'what does he/she see in him/her?', it's remarkably complex about individuals, their psyches, their desires and how relationships really work (or don't work) - the tiny things that can make all the difference.
Intelligent and original.