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  • High Life

    High Life

    ★★★★½

    It’s no secret I’m a big fan of Claire Denis and  the reason why is her deliberateness in creating films that are so nonconformist, authentic, true, eccentric and most importantly genuine (the difference between authentic and genuine and how she can do both IS Claire Denis) —High Life is certainly an extension of that. 

    The film opens with a minimalist and simple solo on what I’m guessing is an alto sax? and if you follow the trajectory and mood of…

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    The Royal Tenenbaums

    ★★★★

    Pagoda and Roy’s relationship is what life is all about!

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  • The Conversation

    The Conversation

    ★★★★

    Great soundtrack and everything about this film is anxiety ridden in an unmatched way. Gene Hackman is the king of pulling off male pattern baldness.

  • Paris, Texas

    Paris, Texas

    ★★★★½

    Certainly clear how Claire Denis took inspiration from her time with Wim Wenders... The scenes where they are separated by the one way mirror are incredible and natural and an example of the set helping to tell the story - I’m a huge sucker for films that are efficient in their artistic delivery and this one really takes the cake, as they say. I also thought Dean Stockwell’s character had a great arch, which started in what seemed like malicious…