Chinatown

COMPLICATED MAYBE Release date: June 20, 1974Director: Roman PolanskiLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People prepared to deal with the ethical grey zone of viewing anything touched by Roman Polanski.  When should you watch this movie: In the middle of the afternoon so you have time to have a strong drink after the movieContinue reading “Chinatown”

Stray Dog / 野良犬

ACAB YES Release date: October 17, 1949Director: Akira KurosawaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: People who thought Kurosawa only made samurai flicks.  When should you watch this movie: On a hot summer day.  The sell: Stray Dog starts on a charming note, as a rookie police officer makes a silly blunder (has his pistolContinue reading “Stray Dog / 野良犬”

Beginners

The movie behind that one gif that was circulating on tumblr for all of 2012 YES Release date: September 11, 2010Director: Mike MillsLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who have complicated relationships with their parents.  When should you watch this movie: Immediately post-break up while you still need to process. When you areContinue reading “Beginners”