i love the pictures, i believe in cinema.
maker of films, lover of films.
favourites are constantly changed.
“I will be true to you. Whatever comes.”
Scenes of an existence, singular, and yet far beyond that of a single life. Life passing by in distinctly fractured moments; precious, sharp, fragile, like glass, broken into non-linearity.
Existence compiled into minutes - the universe and its creation, humanity’s germination, the will and consequence of our actions, and in all these predicaments the way of grace, kindness, compassion, a river in constant rift and conflict with the way of nature: harsh,…
The contemplation between life and death is one I’ve always questioned myself; one I’ve personally considered, many times. I’ve always seen it as an easy escape, a quick solution to all my problems; problems I’d only really have if I remained alive (which I have and will try to).
There was always this question of wether I should take that quick route. Wether it would solve things for anyone, besides myself (quite obviously due to my non-existence if I’d gone…
“You saw, you know.”
“I know only that we cannot hide from our ghosts.”
Consider me Branagh-pilled, I’m absolutely obsessed with the visual choices he makes here as a director, it’s truly amazing — the wicked dutch angles, the shaky handheld shots, the POV shots, vast and creepily warped interior spaces captured through wide-lenses, striking compositions — Haunting in Venice’s visual style is honestly some of the most inspired a large-budget Hollywood picture has been in quite awhile. I’d happily…