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  • The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal

    ★★★★½

    I kinda resent the way this movie has become a punchline. "Hey lets put on Seventh Seal, that'll really get the party going" *all the cool guys giggle* NO this viewing really solidified just how damn entertaining and full of variety this thing is. The Knight and his Death chess game are but one facet of a weird lil ensemble that attempts to show a spectrum of characters each with their own unique reactions to the Armageddon that sprouts up…

  • Constantine

    Constantine

    I watched this with my oldest and dearest friend after a day of post vaccination drinking in the sunshine, so I was very sleepy. By the end I did not know the "how" or "why" of this movie BUT I was overjoyed to let the hordes of cgi angels and demons and wonderful colors wash over me. I think thats the way to do it with this one, be sleepy...Hell, maybe even watch it on mute although you I love…

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  • Night on the Galactic Railroad

    Night on the Galactic Railroad

    ★★★★★

    Ugg what do you say about this one?? Lets give it a try...
    This story of two probably/definitely gay cats on a train ride through space/the afterlife(?) remains one of the most underrated animated epics of all time. It truly feels like an artifact from some alternate timeline, more of a place to disappear to than a simple movie. It is baffling in the way that it embraces dream logic but remains absolutely tender and charged with powerful emotion.

    It…

  • The Witches

    The Witches

    When I was like 12 my uncle described the scene where the witches take their hair off and that was enough to keep me both mystified and traumatized at the prospect of watching this movie. I felt further confusion when I found plot points and stills in the Henson books I would read. Henson was and remains a fatherly, almost spiritual figure to me personally, so I felt I had to see it one day. In the meantime I pieced…