This is the film.
"Excuse me miss, do you like pineapple?"
A perfect ice‐breaker. A perfect way to start the month. Two tales of unrequited love centered at the heart of a charming little snack shop with a thought-provoking premise - we encounter strangers every day never knowing if they will cross our path somewhere down the line.
Chungking Express is my first WKW film & I'm happy to say that I was far from disappointed. Wholly original. From pineapples to sardines; cramped apartments to…
Polyester marks a huge turning point for John Waters & the Dreamlanders. Years of pushing boundaries with the filth of their previous films finally paid off, earning them a respectable budget with a push towards mainstream success. Waters aimed to "infect a larger audience" with his first R-rated film, & he did just that.
A hilarious farce from start to finish. It's a satire that takes the piss out of every trope in a melodrama with one ridiculous situation after…
"Feelings can creep up just like that. I thought I was in control."
In the Mood for Love is a mood. I'm not sure there's anything I can say that hasn't already been said about this classy masterpiece. It's so nuanced in it's presentation of unfulfilled desire & the search for answers in the face of a spouse's infidelity. Poetic heartbreak cinema at it's finest.
So, I want to take this time to address the elephant (wearing sunglasses) in the room…