Happy Together (1997), dir. Wong Kar Wai _______________________ I saw this movie about 13 years ago, and it changed the way I see. It still does.
Escaping her disgust with herself, she walks out into the night to haunt a familiar tea room—to meet a familiar stranger. An encounter with the stranger, her lover, who asks her to stay here in Hiroshima is the beginning of a slow walk through the empty streets of the night city. He’s going to kiss… Read More screen memory
Morvern Callar, (2002) dir. Lynne Ramsay Got it? Good. Now for a little thought exercise: Below is an excerpt from a conversation between writer, Michael Ondaatje (The English Patient), and legendary film editor and sound designer, Walter Murch, from the book, The Conversations: Walter Murch and the art of editing film (2002). As you read,… Read More mass intimacy
The Real Revolution Is Love, I argue with Roberto on the slick-tiled patio where houseplants as big as elms sway in a samba breeze at four or five in the Managua morning after too many Yerbabuenas and as many shots of golden rum. And watch Pedro follow Diane up her brown arm, over the shoulder of her… Read More The real revolution is love