• The Gleaners and I: Two Years Later

    The Gleaners and I: Two Years Later

    I heard a story a few years back: someone was in Paris and came across a little gallery. When they went inside, they realized it wasn't a gallery at all; Agnès Varda was standing there and they had walked into her home. She offered them something to drink, and they found themselves chatting with her all afternoon.

    For the life of me I can't remember where I heard the story, in an interview I read or maybe talking to someone…

  • The Devil Is a Woman

    The Devil Is a Woman

    ★★★★½

    A sample page from the screenplay of The Devil Is a Woman:

    Late at night, fog fills the air, making it difficult to see. A group of willow trees are outside a house, their leaves dangling over a house.

    A heavy rain pours down onto the house, water running off the roof and falling in front of the window. A mysterious figure is masked by the slats of the window.

    Through the window, a party is in full swing during…

  • Narcissus

    Narcissus

    ★★★★½

    So beautiful, I forget to breathe when I get to the part where Jean-Louis Morin dissolves into nothing but motion.

  • Hellgate

    Hellgate

    ★½

    The second most unforgivable thing white South Africans did during the late 1980s.

  • The Others

    The Others

    When Nicole Kidman said to stop breathing, I felt that.

  • Ghostkeeper

    Ghostkeeper

    ★★½

    Honestly, good for her, I hope she's having a nice holiday season.

  • The Chinese Feast

    The Chinese Feast

    ★★★

    Kind of daft, kind of fun. Has some great cooking scenes, do not watch on an empty stomach.

  • Jacquot

    Jacquot

    Today marks 30 years since Jacques Demy passed away so I watched this, and may we all find someone who looks at us, likening each strand of hair on our heads to the tangled branches of a cherry blossom tree, the way Agnès Varda looks at Jacques Demy, likening each strand of hair on his head to the tangled branches of a cherry blossom tree.

  • The Wind Rises

    The Wind Rises

    ★★★

    I love how many of the sound effects are just some dude going "phhhhkgkgkgkgkg pew pew", the most inspired artistic choice in this movie.

  • Theorem

    Theorem

    ★★★★½

    I took the best dick of my generation,
    destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked,

  • Christopher Robin

    Christopher Robin

    damn, christopher robin really said labor is entitled to all it creates

  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★

    Not so sure about casting Anna Paquin as Peggy. Why does Hollywood refuse to hire mute actors to portray mute characters?