denis: i don’t care about dialogue
- made a movie about how important language and communication is
denis: i’m an image maker
well now that we have this and macbeth, i think we know which one is the cRaZy brother. totally fine as a throwaway. loved every minute margaret qualley was chattering on the scenery. it’s way more intolerable cruelty and the ladykillers than raising arizona and burn after reading though, so i’d have to do too many mental backflips to convince myself i really enjoyed it. oh well!
resplendent. like top chef made for mubi. fell in love with this right away. tran anh hung filmed those cooking scenes like michael mann filmed the downtown l.a. shootout in heat. the courting of binoche was just as lovely as watching binoche and company appreciating the food. and the food- jesus. made the burger and fries i had right before the movie seem like i picked it out of the trash.
my life would feel at least 10x more important if it were scored by ry cooder’s slide guitar and lived inside of robby müller’s reds, greens and blues.
can redemption be earned or only offered by the redeemer? either way, grace has to come with guilt or else you could go on punishing yourself forever. maybe some people should.