timbi

I would rather see her lovely step and the motion of light on her face...
—Sappho

Favorite films

  • The Journey to Mexico
  • Five Year Diary, Reel 31: Niagara Falls (August 19–28, 1983)
  • In the Stone House
  • Solitary Acts (4, 5, 6)

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  • Part IV (Green Hill)

    ★★★★

  • The Fallen World

    ★★★½

  • Daughters of Chaos

    ★★★★

  • She/Va

    ★★½

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  • Song 27 (Part II) Rivers

    Song 27 (Part II) Rivers

    ★★★★½

    stan’s affection for the way light caresses the ridges of his lil babes’ shoulders as they sleep, like gossamer clouds swathing the crests of colorado’s young mountains

  • Memoria

    Memoria

    ★★★½

    “i’ve been here all the time”

    i keep thinking back to the funny little scene where jessica sits in the hospital waiting area and a sight gag unfolds around a piece of beam-seating that’s blocking a door

    a moment of recognition happens: we suddenly register that the placement of objects in the shot’s composition is incidental; agnes tells jessica she only put the bench there to keep anyone from accidentally entering what she mysteriously explains is “almost a morgue” (i’d…

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  • Cloud Shadows

    Cloud Shadows

    ★★★★★

    the blinking eye as camera shutter, but optography is as much a pseudoscience—a faulty method of knowledge attainment—as our attempts to fully capture our dreams and memories. we’re insatiable.

    one of the most unexpectedly moving moving-image works ever made about image-making. despite the “affectless” delivery, this is hugely affecting, nearly brought me to tears and totally made me laugh out loud (“how fucking far do you want to see??”)

  • Nocturne

    Nocturne

    ★★★★★

    inspires a dual peaceful-awful feeling, awful in the original sense of inspiring reverential wonder or fear, like watching a lightning storm