Favorite films

  • One from the Heart
  • Purple Rain
  • Shocker
  • Phenomena

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  • Old

    ★★★★½

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    ★★★★★

  • Green Snake

    ★★★★★

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    ★★★★★

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  • Pneuma

    Pneuma

    ★★★★

    our brains always try to find connections, patterns, familiarity, something holy in the dazzling static of the past, be it memory, cinema, or literal static. Pneuma is a work that anticipates this fully, Dorsky utilizing old ass decayed film stock in beautifully kaleidoscopic fashion. flowers, figures embracing, warm smiles, the illusion of depth of field, a pair of hands: are any of these things that i think i saw really in the film itself? or is it just that: what…

  • Shadowrun: A Night's Work

    Shadowrun: A Night's Work

    ★★★★½

    looking for the chewin'

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  • Magnolia

    Magnolia

    ½

    if i’m being honest, i really don’t think i’ve ever given thought to what would be totally antithetical to my ideas and sensibilities of What’s Good in art, mainly because life is much too short to give those kinds of ideas room in your head. however, accidentally as it were, one day this bane of my waking life showed up on my doorstep as a harmless invitation to watch a movie with friends. my expectations weren’t exactly high or low,…

  • Pastoral: To Die in the Country

    Pastoral: To Die in the Country

    ★★★★★

    what's your first memory? i was only two years old, living in the suburbs outside of Birmingham, Alabama when i had first, and for pretty much the last time until recently, discovered snow. i kept getting pieces of ice from the snow stuck to my mittens while my brother pelted me with snowballs, which he seemed to have made so effortlessly. afterwards, my dad led me inside to a heater, which he proceeded to drop an ice cube into. i…