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  • Burning

    Burning

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    BIG HUNGER.

    fuck. this is, as the kids say, a mood.
    a kind of reverse 'blow up': the abstract here leads to the concrete. a film brimming with existential angst in every form.
    some seriously stunning camerawork.

    worth reading the murakami short story also.

  • The Sheltering Sky

    The Sheltering Sky

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    a hauntingly beautiful film about two people trying to love each other but instead dissolving into the desert.

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  • Generation War

    Generation War

    ★★★★

    i down know why i started watching this series but after a few minutes i knew i wouldn't be able to stop. i watched all 4 1/2 hours of it in a row. at the end i was sobbing.
    it broke my fucking heart.
    it's melodramatic as hell.
    i like steven spielberg.

    i found this to be one of the most powerful anti-war films i've ever seen. it is a war film completely devoid of heroism (except for one minor…

  • Hollow Man

    Hollow Man

    ★★★½

    hollywood-verhoeven is probably one of my favourite filmmakers of the 90s.

    there is something about how perfectly sarcastic his tone is that blows my mind.