"Once you overcome the one-inch tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films." - Bong Joon-ho accepting another award.
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Author: Luke Hicks
When it comes to Todd Haynes, Ed Lachman, and color, “There are no accidents.”
In a year when we really needed a laugh, these movies granted us that, albeit mostly amidst dark and bittersweet themes.
'Twas the year of Giuliani humiliation and all through the land, not a creature wasn't laughing, not even Republicans.
With the release of 'Mank,' it is now time to rank.
"They say you can see the whole universe in opal..."
In a lean ninety minutes, German auteur Christian Petzold flips an ancient fairytale on its head.
“Sometimes I think the Earth needs to be scorched, replanted – so something good will come of it…something good.” -Leroy Logan
Too much time with talking heads makes for a static, unbalanced examination of Chinese society over the past 80 years.
Tsai Ming-liang and Lee Kang-sheng create a tender, cavernous narrative that affirms the monotony and beauty of being and the exhaustion that stems from that dichotomy.