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  • La Strada

    La Strada

    ★★★★★

    I fucking love Fellini!

    This film is beautiful and cynical but not in a way that ignores the beauty of life. Also, I cannot get over the way Anthony Quinn totally inhaled that ice cream cone near the end.

  • What Did Jack Do?

    What Did Jack Do?

    ★★★★

    Real Love is a Banana, Sweet with a Golden Hue

    A monkey hit the nail on the head. David Lynch, thank you! You didn’t need to do that, but thank you anyway.

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  • Life, and Nothing More...

    Life, and Nothing More...

    ★★★★★

    If we died and then came back to life, people would appreciate life more.

    Abbas Kiarostami is, without competition, the single most empathetic director of all time. 

    This film is a beautiful portrait of human perseverance. Who knew a film about the aftermath of an earthquake that led to thousands upon thousands of casualties would be one of the most life-affirming films ever made?

  • The Bread and Alley

    The Bread and Alley

    ★★★★

    I love Abbas Kiarostami! He is the most humane director of all time. His films transcend language and culture, his films are just about being human.
    Watching this, I relived a small piece of my childhood. When I was a kid I had to walk pretty far from my bus stop to my home, and I had this neighbor whose dog always got out. It was a big dog, me and my neighbors Parker and Brandon would always slowly make…