Archiving Time is not bad by any means; it is a segmented, albeit slightly disjointed look into several small stories that play through in the realm of film archiving and restoration. This is simply one of those times where I am unable to let my objective thoughts on a piece of work cut through my interest in the subject material. I absolutely adore the process of discovering, cataloging, and restoring lost film, so a solid hour of just seeing people…
The Company of Strangers is a "soaking in the warmth of the fireplace at your grandmother's house" of a film. It is so modest, so unwavering yet so gentle in its presentation, a mostly ad-libbed celebration of life as nine stranded mostly elderly ladies sit around and just...talk about their lives. It perfectly blends narrative fiction and real life stories of the women together, creating this piece where it just makes you happy to just be there with them, enjoying…
When talking about films involving blue space people, we all know which is the obvious better film.
Kiss Daft Punk's asses, James Cameron.
2020 edit: Why is this my most liked post oh god
2021 edit: Rest in peace to one of the greatest duos in music history.