The fact that the Rosetta Stone of Christopher Nolan's work as a filmmaker is terrible is very ironic, and it makes me feel better about myself with what many would call bad taste in movies.
I had watched this film when I was a kid, at that time, how could I have possibly known how the perpetual nature of memories as narrative would spark my interest in pure films like Solaris then stoke the flames for my even more habitual appetite for movies as a constant cerebral escape. They all seemed one and the same when I finally returned to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
The revisit felt full circle. The film that really…
Structurally Suspiria is a film about the fable of witches, but screw structure, because this film is really about two things; suspense and the tools to which films can achieve it without killing it. Whether you like Argento or not -- if this is the first of his films you’ve seen, you must know he just does not achieve anything higher – you can dream, but this is the only Argento film I like and that may be a unpopular…