isabelle

anhedonic pop bressonian, lou reed enthusiast

Favorite films

  • Screen Test: Edie Sedgwick
  • Au Hasard Balthazar
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Eyes Wide Shut

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  • Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal

  • 2 Fast 2 Furious

  • Pathaan

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    ★★★★★

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  • 2 Fast 2 Furious

    2 Fast 2 Furious

    like the first entry, this film i've never seen before fills me with longing and nostalgia for an atmosphere that no longer exists, which in its own strange way makes it feel more real to me than most things.

  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    Au Hasard Balthazar

    ★★★★★

    preliminary notes, silly little incoherent musings about the perfect film;

    the opportunity to see this on the big screen was an interruption to my ongoing chronological rewatch meant to elucidate and properly chart the development of bresson's style over time*, but i couldn't pass it up if i wanted to. what is there to say? the greatest work a director has ever performed. his magnum opus, to use a cliché. prior to au hasard balthazar bresson's intellectual development was clear:…

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  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water

    why am i different?

    crying over cameron making a woman in her 70's a child again, then making her an angel. there's so much more going on in regards to this being an up to date career-summation which i'll get to after a (hopefully soon) later viewing but at first blush all i could think about was how my heart soared every time kiri was on screen. something about her, something probably not so obscure, spoke to me deeply.

  • The 3rd Annual Live 'On Cinema' Oscar Special

    The 3rd Annual Live 'On Cinema' Oscar Special

    Gregg saying he would hypothetically target whoever beats The Hobbit at the Oscars if he was a member of ISIS is the funniest thing I've ever heard

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