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  • Farewell My Concubine

    Farewell My Concubine

    ★★★★½

    Farewell My Concubine is a historical drama about the relationship between two Peking actors that spans from the Republic of China, to the second Sino-Japanese war and ends after the Cultural Revolution launched by Mao Zedong. Two of the main messages (at least the ones that I wish to interpret from my viewing) the film communicates is the accepted prohibition of homosexuality (understood to be a luxury that only the rich can enjoy) in culture and the decentering of the…

  • Ghost Dance

    Ghost Dance

    ★★

    a specter is haunting cinema - and its cleverly chosen its vampire castle in a pile of genuinely pseudo-philosophic excrement, which stars Jacques Derrida, the leech that could estrange authenticity from an otherwise only marginally interesting medium and claim it as art.

    The one scene that is of interest is the seemingly completely improvisational interview in the beginning, where Derrida offers some beautiful comments on Cinema as a means of bringing Phantoms back to live, and how the actor sees…

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  • Cuck

    Cuck

    Imagine your directorial debut/first film being a drama about a dude who lives with his mom who leaves alt right comments on youtube

  • S. Darko

    S. Darko

    ½

    holy shit lol this fucking sucks