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  • The Night of Counting the Years

    The Night of Counting the Years

    ★★★★½

    A mystifying journey into the deep recesses of Upper-Egypt. With it's slow pace, droning score and endless whistling wind in the soundscape, this is that type of movie that becomes hypnosis at night. I wish I watched it at 1am. Next time.

    Telling the story of a tribe who plunder ancient Egyptian tombs to fund the survival of their community and a new generation who is mortified to learn the truth of their reality, this film lets us soak in…

  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller

    McCabe & Mrs. Miller

    ★★★

    A disappointing case of mismatched expectations. McCABE & MRS. MILLER bills itself as an "anti-western" and includes several creative choices that put it at odds with films at the time, as well as assumptions you might have going in. For instance, the title itself assumes the relationship with McCabe and Mrs. Miller (actually Ms. Miller, but anyway..) would be central – similar to HAROLD & MAUDE – but the relationship is in fact only an element of a plot that spreads itself…

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  • Eraserhead

    Eraserhead

    Assigning a star rating to this movie would be like grading a Salvador Dali piece with a star rating. It's utterly absurd and simplifies the work to the point of insult. Eraserhead has more in common with a Dali painting than another film at your multiplex, it's a piece of art, not entertainment. I would be more comfortable sitting and watching this in a gallery than a theatre with twelve-dollar popcorn combos.

    People constantly wonder what this or that means,…

  • Cremaster 3

    Cremaster 3

    One of the most fucked up movies I've ever paid thousands of dollars worth of tuition to watch.