I imagine Wakamatsu's films are like being stuck in a bear-trap, an immensely painful experience that you're just waiting to escape from. "Go, Go Second Time Virgin" felt excruciatingly longer than it actually is, especially considering that this film is only 66 minutes. This and Violated Angels are undeniably some of the most uncomfortable and sickening films I have ever seen, and I honestly have nothing but admiration for Wakamatsu's style. Kōji Wakamatsu is a director that is absolutely fearless…
I'm afraid there's nothing very simple about being simple.
Certified Copy is the first film I've seen from Abbas Kiarostami and it's already quite clear this is a master at work. Kiarostami has created a stunning puzzle that questions so much about art and life. Certified Copy on the surface seems just like an analysis of art, at least that's what I expected going into it, but I instead got a film that explores so many concepts about perspective, simplicity,…
Watched for the Kistopia voice chat
As usual, I'm gonna keep this brief and save my thoughts for the voice chat, but my god, what a frustrating movie. The Night of the Hunter has great aspects and a few phenomenal scenes, but it's honestly really flawed. There are great aspects like the wonderful use of lighting and Robert Mitchum's performance, but there are many flaws like the terrible child acting and the abysmal ending that holds this film down. I can kind of see why people love this so much because of its positives but it was hard for me to look past the negatives.