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  • Bend of the River

    Bend of the River

    ★★★½

    Stewart’s line ”one on, one off, one in the wash” as filmmaker’s ethos (and all the better for it).

  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit

    ½

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

    There could potentially be a reality in which it was funny that this Anne Frank-for-kids, as made by committee, as seen from the POV of the little Nazi boy who wants to fuck her, boring ass movie was being hailed as one of the high points of the moving image, but it’s definitely not this one. The didacticism of its moral setup could actually have worked had the drama not been stripped of complexity to the point of stupidity. There’s…

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  • The Lovers on the Bridge

    The Lovers on the Bridge

    ★★★★★

    If all you're ever able to feel about yourself is hatred, then know that you can learn to love yourself through the eyes of another person. I needed this film. Thank you thank you thank you.

  • Eyes Wide Shut

    Eyes Wide Shut

    ★★★★★

    I am saddened by the fact that Stanley Kubrick was not, in the end, immortal (but also happy that he was).