Living epitome of the three-star film you nevertheless throw a heart.
Seen again on an appropriately faded 35mm print. Should I make a habit of attending this exceedingly tragic movie every time it plays New York? I wonder if that counts as a bit.
Talked to Matthew Modine on the occasion of it and a larger retrospective at the Roxy this weekend. Can say certifiably that if you go he’ll do a great Q&A.
It’s a very uncomfortable movie for me.
For you personally?
May I ask why?
Well, the entirety…
I talked to DP Christopher Blauvelt about this film (now on Netflix), replacing Ed Lachman, and the digital-to-35mm conversion, while also getting a bit of insight into Netflix Sheen.
The takeaway — and again: I’m glad you asked these questions because it’s really important to me — if I could tell anybody anything about the takeaway from Harris Savides and his life is: simplicity, minimalism, and just a real care. Like a real, honest appreciation and care for your craft.…
James Cameron's The Mother and the Whore
James Cameron's Inland Empire
James Cameron's As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty
Kate Winslet does underwater sign language with a whale, and some scenes — one? 12? — later I think this movie hinged its plot on that whale's ability to see the future. Edie Falco drinks coffee in a giant mech suit.
I zoned out because something looked cool. Something looked cool because I zoned out.…