Constantly changing my favourites as so many movies tragically have me in a chokehold 💕
Pre Y2K anxiety manifested in this primal, metallic collision. A meditative warning about a desensitised generation. This fucking slapped. This looked and sounded immaculate. Mesmerising.
I’ve been wanting to watch this for so long and I’m so glad I finally did.
Basically a fucked up hybrid of the Vroom Vroom music video, that burning car engine in Fire Walk With Me, the music of Arca, and footage of me playing Toadette in Mario Kart.
One Fine Morning 2022
No one does hornysad like Mia Hansen-Løve
Saint Omer 2022
Alice Diop did a fucking mic drop with this one. Outstanding work that is both deeply humane and metatextual.
Just like in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, awkwardly framed shots and rotting film grain acts only to heighten the humidity on screen. Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Brittany Snow - their faces awash with grit, a layer of grime from the beating sun of Texas, 1979, that not even a smear of blue eye shadow or Mia Goth’s “x-factor” can obscure.
It’s this familiar setting that has almost grown into a kitschy, self-parody that despite the odds has the most fresh…