Those has written 1 review for films rated ★★★★½ during 2015.

  • The Duke of Burgundy

    The Duke of Burgundy


    No, no, you've done it all wrong, movie. You were supposed to be a chilly, abstract aesthetic exercise masquerading as high-class smut, or vice versa. Not a warm, refreshingly honest, frequently hilarious, deeply human story about true love and the communication and compromise necessary to make that love last.

    I mean honestly, how difficult can it be to not construct a lovingly detailed, visually and aurally lush fantasy world whose very specificity and surreality paradoxically highlight how emotionally grounded and…