not perfect but it'd be a solid choice for a desert island film. love watching these guys (birds)
Everything Everywhere All at Once 2022
a cavalcade of creative decisions i completely disliked. not a kneejerk rating!
i think part of my beef is that dramatising the multiverse does very little for me. like i get that the hugeness of the universe is overwhelming and makes you feel insignificant and you have to find a way to deal with it; EEAAO doesn't recapitulate on those themes in a way that enriches their emotional impact. perhaps it's because instead of looking at it with any degree…
The Mayfair Set 1999
half as long as curtis' newest one and twice as edifying. i would recommend this especially if, like me, you find economics nearly impossible to understand.
i was a little bothered by all the letterboxd reviews of can't get you out of my head that lauded it for being so informative (but it doesn't surprise me that curtis will be interpreted as such given the state of mainstream news); there were times when i felt it took a receptive audience…