Favorite films

  • The Beaches of Agnès
  • High and Low
  • Adaptation.
  • Trouble in Paradise

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  • The Velvet Underground

  • Klute

  • Moneyball

  • Titane

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  • Orlando

    Orlando

    You're mine. 
    Why?
    Because I adore you. 

    These lines, repeated and ingeniously inverted, stayed with me, maybe because I was reading an old essay on the Isla Vista shooting yesterday. How many women have lost everything because of a man's faith in his own sexual entitlement? And how often has that been sold to us in art (in life) as love?  

    A dachshund sleeps on Tilda Swinton's face.

    ICE SKATING! 

    I fuck with this movie.

  • The Conformist

    The Conformist

    A dachshund is slapped. Expect a call from my lawyers.

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  • Carlos

    Carlos

    ★★★

    I love to see a man fully nude and then, later, see that same man fully nude but now a little fat. This is cinema! Thank you to Olivier. A triumph for Marlboro Red and Édgar Ramirez, who titillated me in at least five languages.

  • The Green Ray

    The Green Ray

    ★★★★

    I spent an incredibly pathetic summer interning at UNICEF in Switzerland. The exchange rate was so unfavorable that I could barely afford groceries, let alone dinner out. I lived initially in a semi-functional brothel with a broken front door, then with an angry woman, her toddler, a king charles spaniel, and an exchange student who had vigorous skype sessions with a boyfriend in Asia in the early hours of the morning. I vaguely knew a girl who lived across the…