The Fountain

Sad and weird MAYBE Release date: November 22, 2006Director: Darren AronofskyLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of Terrence Malick and Darren Aronofsky. People who need help processing grief  When should you watch this movie: Either when you are emotionally stable enough to handle the pain, or sad enough for this movie to matchContinue reading “The Fountain”

Paprika / パプリカ

Dream therapy actually sounds terrible and I would never sign up MAYBE Release date: November 25, 2006Director: Satoshi KonLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: Fans of Akira. Fans of Tokyo Ghoul.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re down for something weird. When you’re trying to convince your friend that Christopher Nolan isContinue reading “Paprika / パプリカ”

Funeral Parade of Roses / 薔薇の葬列

Scarred for life MAYBE Release Date: September 13, 1969Director: Toshio MatsumotoLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: Imagine a ven-diagram of people who like horror movies and people who like arthouse, high brow capital C Cinema. This movie is for the people in the middle.  When should you watch this movie: If you are notContinue reading “Funeral Parade of Roses / 薔薇の葬列”

Tampopo / タンポポ

Food porn, literally YES Release Date: November 23, 1985Director: Juzo ItamiLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: People with high tolerance for “weird.” Self-identified cinephiles. Aspiring chefs.  When should you watch this movie: NOT with your parents! When you’re with your friends or alone and are in the mood for a comedy that wasn’t directedContinue reading “Tampopo / タンポポ”

The Big Lebowski

If David Lynch made a comedy Maybe Release Date: March 6, 1998Director: The Coen BrothersLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of Twin Peaks. Guys who already use the references and are concerned that people will find out they’ve never actually seen the movie.  When should you watch this movie: When you are high. Continue reading “The Big Lebowski”

Annihilation

What the fuck did I just watch? YES Release Date: February 23, 2018Director: Alex Garland Language: English Who should watch this movie: People who liked Ex Machina. People who want to see Natalie Portman act in a well written movie and not the star wars prequels or Closer. People who watched Close Encounters when theyContinue reading “Annihilation”