Films in 2014—#165 Au Hasard Balthazar (Robert Bresson, 1966)
The Trip to Italy (e05)
Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein and Natasha Lyonne at Outfest
Anonymous asked: 15 favorite movies?
Lawrence of Arabia
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid
A Woman Under the Influence
Singin’ in the Rain
The Quiet Man
EDIT: how could i forget Le Samourai?!
Films in 2014—#164 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (Chiemi Karasawa, 2013)
henridecorinth asked: If you weren't a film critic, what would you be? (I'm emulating James Lipton tonight)
(and I’m not really a “film critic”)
Ashes and Diamonds - Andrzej Wajda - 1958
Anonymous asked: Have you ever had to?
No one has ever forced me to give a negative review of anything, no. WHO IS THIS ANYWAY.
Anonymous asked: Have you ever had to give a negative opinion on a film?
Had to? I give my negative opinions freely.
Anonymous asked: Have you ever had to give a negative opinion on a film made by someone you know?
Unfortunately, no, I’ve never been put in that position before. I’m not really required to review everything I see & also if I was to go to a screening of my friends’ film, I’d try to get out any responsibility to review it.
Films in 2014—#163 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (Matt Reeves, 2014)
Anonymous asked: Do you not like Days of Heaven?
um, i love DAYS OF HEAVEN?? it’s the best how could you not love it.
DAYS OF HEAVEN (1978) Directed by Terrence Malick
Cinematography by Nestor Almendros
”This farmer, he had a big spread, and a lot of money. Whoever was sitting in a chair when he’d come around, why they’d stand up and give it to him. Wasn’t no harm in him. You’d give him a flower, he’d keep it forever.” -Linda