notasfarwest

notasfarwest

hang up the faces, lon chaney, your day's gone

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  • They Live by Night

    They Live by Night

    a relationship that creates a world around itself where no other points of reference matter, like a brand new watch when you have nothing to set it to.

  • The Big Heat

    The Big Heat

    seems unsure if it wants to be a snappy block-shot crime picture or a frantic handheld thing that doesn't care so much about artful compositions, but by trying both at once it's very entertaining, a lot of stuff with moving cars that feels influenced by european car chase films from the 60s and 70s but run at 2x speed. not clear who directed which parts of this, but the choice to have a gunfight where one side is lit in…

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  • And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool.

    And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool.

    "apparently you stop feeling like this when you're an adult. just like you stop being able to hear sonic mosquito repellent."

    every day like a long summer in a small town, wishing you were someone else until you are.

  • Cop

    Cop

    "when i put on my holster i put god out of my mind"

    telling incredibly graphic bedtime stories to a 9-year-old girl is something i assume james woods has done in real life. the cut to credits here is absolute end-of-chapter insanely lurid pulp novel stuff. if you hire a psycho to play a psycho it usually works.