RSS feed for Addison

Favorite films

Don’t forget to select your favorite films!

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Heathers

    Heathers

    ★★

    Deeply cruel, not very funny either!

  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★

    Yeah yeah yeah there are some good bits (every time it dives into formal abstraction, the beach-side sex monologue, Andersson and Ullmann are great, beautiful standalone images here and there) but it's really kind of a bore. Nihilistic cinema, we are completely lost in the void that is the world/the self, blah blah blah. So full of itself too.

    One could say the earlier visuals in the hospital are silent inspired considering the use of silent film scenes (and its…

Popular reviews

More
  • City of Pirates

    City of Pirates

    ★★★★★

    Monumental. What can one say about a work predicated entirely on the intangible relationship between dreams and nightmares? An adventure story turned into a surrealist evocation of internal, repressed psychic trauma reverberating across achingly beautiful, Argento-esque images and moody explorations of landscape, recalling both Maya Deren and Buñuel in its haunting, allegorical make-up. This is completely up my alley: elegiac formalism meshed with poetic digressions consisting of streams-of-consciousness reminiscent of late Godard, all wrapped within an unnerving and hypnotically assured…

  • The Brown Bunny

    The Brown Bunny

    ★★★★½

    Slightly hesitant to go all-out and give this five stars (most likely will do so when I watch this again) but holy shit. Masterpiece. This is what my life is, at least my interior; where my thoughts endlessly wander to my mistakes and regrets and flaws and how I pushed someone I loved away because of them.

    Speeding off into the horizon, into silence, into the blinding light of the world and begging for forgiveness.