The Scent of Green Papaya concerns itself with being realistic, with finding the beauty in the ordinary.
One instance where an abundance of style actually hinders the film more than helps it.
This brilliant adaptation gives a classic Western text an exotic twist that could easily open people’s eyes to a whole new realm of world cinema.
A film about death and mourning that’s filled with warmth and a wonderful sense of humor.
There are certain things in this movie that I’ll never get out of my head.
This may not be as famous as Kurosawa and Mifune’s samurai pictures, but it’s a great one nonetheless.
THX 1138’s stark style, minimal dialog, and spartan effects stand in direct contrast to George Lucas’ more recent, bloated features.
Crow is at heart just a singer/songwriter, but with My Room is a Mess, he proves once again that his lo-fi offerings are slick, inimitable, and brilliant.
As befitting their name, The Great Depression immerse themselves in a dark, melancholy sound.
A subtle and tender film that will resonate with people of faith, if they take the time to seek it out.
This is one of those films you watch when you just want to be reminded of how bizarre Hong Kong cinema can be.