I have loved every single film that I have seen from Alfonso Cuaron, and I was a bit worried that A Little Princess would break my streak. But here we are, this one is great too. A childhood fantasy adventure that is so full of magic and life. It now makes total sense why…
November 2021 Watch Challenge: They Shoot Pictures, Don't They? - Film #10 out of 20
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The Criterion Collection: Spine #664
Top 1000 Films of the 20th Century: Ranked #752 out of 1000
Solid as always from Mizoguchi, but I keep wanting more out of his movies. Nothing else he has done has wowed me the way I was with Sansho the Bailiff, and this was no exception. Ok, Ugetsu is…
TIFF 2019 (Film #9)
The Panna Cotta is the message!
YES. Fucking YES. This is one of the most disgusting, depraved, yet intelligent and thoughtful, not to mention FUN science fiction movies of this decade. I’m simply floored that something so simple is so effective without having a ton of plot or resolution to drive it. This is pure sci-fi. Science Fiction as allegory to the max, discussing the issue of over population vs over consumption, showing how the people…
Illustrates sooooo much of what is wrong with the current situation in politics, but not in the way it hopes to.
The Way I See It is the pinnacle of the whiniest form of liberalism, in which the whole thesis of this doc is...
"Trump is mean, and look at how good of a guy Obama was!"
Which, yes, objectively true. But to paint the current situation in…