Favorite films

  • In the Mood for Love
  • Zodiac
  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

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  • Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company

    ★★★

  • Daughter of the Wolf

  • The Crossing

    ★★★½

  • The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

    ★★★½

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  • Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company

    Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company

    ★★★

    Godard collaborates with Jean-Pierre Leaud in this rarely-seen TV movie whose reach would have surely escaped its audience as the iconoclastic auteur philosophises the end of cinema, complications of production and the malleability of video aesthetics in his inimitable esoteric style.

    Review - wp.me/pat7iE-4QZ

  • The Crossing

    The Crossing

    ★★★½

    Exquisitely hand-painted frame by frame, this French-language arthouse animation is bleak yet hopeful, about two young siblings who are forced to leave their home in order to flee from war and persecution in Eastern Europe.

    Review: wp.me/pat7iE-4QF

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★½

    Although Bong Joon-ho has made more formidable pictures, this razor-sharp treatise on social class differences in South Korea shocks and entertains in equal measure.

    Full review: wp.me/pat7iE-KH

  • Drive My Car

    Drive My Car

    ★★★★

    Three hours fly by in Hamaguchi’s gentle Cannes Best Screenplay winner—a highly-layered and nuanced take on the unresolved regrets and guilt that stay deep within us and the affordances of performance art and unlikely acquaintance as catharsis.

    Review - wp.me/pat7iE-3Q1