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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

    In an attempt to not repeat what others have already said about this film, I’m just going to address a minor moment that I haven’t really seen or heard other people talk about. 

    There is a key moment in Boogie Nights where Jack Horner, a porno filmmaker, is informed that he must switch from shooting his movies on film to shooting them on video. Horner responds to the news with anger and the spectator (as well Horner himself) gets the…

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ★★★★★

    *extended version*

    "you boys are 'bout all i've done in life otherwise i've drawn zilch... you're all I have. you're all I want to have. my sweet boy."

    First, a few new thoughts about the film as a whole (regardless of the cut):

    Last Sunday, while sitting outside a coffee shop doing homework, I was struck by a little boy. The boy was walking with his mom and sister to the BounceU (a trampoline amusement center) directly next door to…

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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    the only thing i felt during this movie was the shit i desperately needed to take half way through it.

    that said, i did quite enjoy the dance contest scene.

  • The Dead Don't Die

    The Dead Don't Die

    i too fantasize about impressing selena gomez with my vast knowledge of film.

    kinda stupid but fun enough. if i didn’t know jarmusch made it i probably wouldn’t have as much patience for it but what can ya do!

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  • A Serious Man

    A Serious Man

    The Coen brothers' writing process for every single one of their films:

    Joel: Alright Ethan, what are you thinking about for our protagonist?
    Ethan: I got it! Lets make him be a really decent guy...
    Joel: I'm listening!
    Ethan: ... and give him the worst possible luck on the planet!
    Joel: Hmmm. Interesting. Elaborate.
    Ethan: Okay--So this guy is really decent. Moral. Ethical. Nice. The whole shebang. The kind of guy who doesn't really deserve anything bad to happen to…

  • The Mule

    The Mule

    if you had told me this movie was gonna remake the coffee shop scene from Heat, in a wafflehouse, with bradley cooper as pacino, i wouldn’t have believed you.

    shit slaps.