Madeleine Jane

Madeleine Jane

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Favorite films

  • The Falls
  • Le Château de Pointilly
  • Travelers
  • Invocation

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  • Entranced Earth

    ★★★★

  • Bad Lieutenant

    ★★★★

  • King of New York

    ★★★★

  • Beirut, My City

    ★★★★

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  • The Long Goodbye

    The Long Goodbye

    ★★★★

    I always misremember Hemingway as killing himself by walking into the ocean... but I'm pretty sure I've been thinking of this.

  • Prometheus

    Prometheus

    ★★½

    I've been trying to notice the ways I've changed in the pandemic, and the most obvious one is how I've been responding to media (since we're still in perpetual lockdown and only half vaxxed there's not much else I can do). I take so much pleasure now in places, in landscape, in the care put in to a room or a building. There's so much wonder with this movie, the foreign planet's mountains and valleys, strange planets in the sky,…

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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    But had it been 80 minutes and entirely the "you stole my thesis topic" plot, we'd have had a real movie.

  • Wasteland No. 1: Ardent Verdant

    Wasteland No. 1: Ardent Verdant

    ★★★★

    Whatever Jodie Mack does is honestly just a fucking delight, and does what I think a lot of similar work doesn't do, which is create wonder. Having technology look like nature, making still images look like they're moving, all pointing back to film itself. You catch yourself noticing the micro and macro of the world, and how often those two collapse.