i love it when they put women in movies
"Do you recognize me child?"
"Sorry. I never forget a face. Especially when I've sat on it."
Neon soaked sexual liberation doused with relationship politics and marital responsibilities as if Aphrodite herself shook the gasoline can on the scene of the crime before lighting the match.
It's not without mentioning that this movie immediately draws a resemblance to the opening scene of Makavejev's Sweet Movie with its intro of China Blue winning a Miss Liberty contest while cuffed into bootleg…
A masterpiece unlike any other ever put to film. For 4 hours you are sat in awe at Sion Sono's craft and delicate precision. There is nothing poor to say about this other than it is a terrible shame the 6 hour cut doesn't get to be the final version.
I laughed. I was disgusted. I cried. I feared. I covered my eyes and looked away. This is everything the medium should aspire to achieve despite the fact that it's likely no one else ever has or ever will.
As always, Persona remakes fuckin rock.
Everyone would be eating this shit up if the director name was Steven Soderbergh instead of Jon Hewitt. Some fun digital camera work along with a bunch of sexy, sleazy thrills makes this movie a worthwhile ride. Erotic Thrillers aren't quite dead yet, baby.
“the world needs direction from a white guy like me who is healing the world with comedy”
I’m gonna be touching on some similar thoughts to a pal of mine (letterboxd.com/peaceboner give him a follow).
That pull quote comes incredible early in this special and it’s the exact moment I understood this latest entry from Burnham would be a sort of off-kilter facsimile of Father John Misty’s album Pure Comedy. Unfortunately for Burnham he seems to miss the biting nihilism…