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“A lyrical Old Hollywood melodrama projected on a bedsheet? A celluloid curio à la Barnum’s Fiji mermaid? At such times, it’s better to stick with a simple “wonderful.”“
- Nick Pinkerton

A lyrical Old Hollywood melodrama projected on a bedsheet? A celluloid curio à la Barnum’s Fiji mermaid? At such times, it’s better to stick with a simple “wonderful.”“

- Nick Pinkerton

— 1 year ago
#Tabu  #Miguel Gomes  #2012  #drama  #romance  #nick pinkerton 
“It’s just an incredibly insightful character drama about true, awkward, beautiful first love, and it’s all the better for it.”
- Kevin N. Laforest

It’s just an incredibly insightful character drama about true, awkward, beautiful first love, and it’s all the better for it.”

- Kevin N. Laforest

— 1 year ago with 9 notes
#fucking amal  #show me love  #1998  #Lukas Moodysson  #comedy  #drama  #romance  #kevin n laforest 
“The Coens’ take on Depression-era gangster flicks, looks gorgeous and showcases John Turturro’s best acting ever.”
- Peter Travers

The Coens’ take on Depression-era gangster flicks, looks gorgeous and showcases John Turturro’s best acting ever.”

- Peter Travers

— 1 year ago with 3 notes
#miller's crossing  #coen brothers  #1990  #crime  #drama  #thriller  #peter travers 
“Stop Making Sense is a concert film with a narrative, bursting at the seams with bits of invention and passion.”
- Chuck Bowen

Stop Making Sense is a concert film with a narrative, bursting at the seams with bits of invention and passion.”

- Chuck Bowen

— 1 year ago with 1 note
#Stop Making Sense  #jonathan demme  #1984  #documentary  #music  #chuck bowen 
"Paris, Texas is more concerned with exploring emotions than with telling a story. This isn’t a movie about missing persons, but about missing feelings. The images in the film show people framed by the vast, impersonal forms of modern architecture; the cities seem as empty as the desert did in the opening sequence."

- Roger Ebert

"Paris, Texas is more concerned with exploring emotions than with telling a story. This isn’t a movie about missing persons, but about missing feelings. The images in the film show people framed by the vast, impersonal forms of modern architecture; the cities seem as empty as the desert did in the opening sequence."

- Roger Ebert

— 1 year ago with 4 notes
#Paris Texas  #wim wenders  #1984  #roger ebert  #drama 
"I CAN’T STAND THE QUIET"

- Martin Donovan (as Martin)

"I CAN’T STAND THE QUIET"

- Martin Donovan (as Martin)

— 1 year ago with 6 notes
#hal hartley  #simple men  #1992  #adventure  #comedy  #crime 
“The movie’s secret strength — its structure, really — comes from the truth of the dozens and dozens of particular details through which it arrives at its own very hesitant, not especially comforting, very moving generality.”
- Vincent Canby

The movie’s secret strength — its structure, really — comes from the truth of the dozens and dozens of particular details through which it arrives at its own very hesitant, not especially comforting, very moving generality.”

- Vincent Canby

— 1 year ago with 3 notes
#Woody Allen  #crimes and misdemeanors  #1989  #comedy  #drama  #vincent cranby 
“What happens is less important than how it’s happening, a film of subtle moments, with feelings and thoughts conveyed almost wordlessly, 3-Iron is both artificial and profound.”
- Urban Cinefile

What happens is less important than how it’s happening, a film of subtle moments, with feelings and thoughts conveyed almost wordlessly, 3-Iron is both artificial and profound.”

- Urban Cinefile

— 1 year ago with 1 note
#3-iron  #bin-jip  #2004  #Ki-duk Kim  #crime  #drama  #romance 
“A macabre comedy, a mordant view of human nature that suggests we harbor savage instincts and unspeakable secrets.”
- Roger Ebert

A macabre comedy, a mordant view of human nature that suggests we harbor savage instincts and unspeakable secrets.”

- Roger Ebert

— 1 year ago
#comedy  #drama  #fantasy  #luis bunuel  #Luis Buñuel  #1962  #the exterminating angel  #roger ebert