Light Sleeper

Light Sleeper ★★★★½

This one starts a bit slow but hoooo wow does it get going. Willem’s performance here is so tender— yes he’s a gorgeous man but his sullen demeanor makes me want to Videodrome into the screen and hug him. The chemistry between Susan Sarandon and him is truly incredible. 

Schrader, despite having a habit of recycling both his own and others’ work, does an incredible job w the emotional intricacies of the story. It all feels very true and very raw, even with the meticulous and beautiful shot composition. I want to bathe myself in the purple light of this film.

I am a little piggy at the slop trough at Paul Schrader’s feet tbh

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