Princess Cyd

I love Chicago! YES Release date: May 4, 2017Director: Stephen ConeLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Bisexuals. Fans of indie film.  When should you watch this movie: Over the summer. By yourself. When you need a moment to feel young and lost.  The sell: Princess Cyd is an indie indie movie with all theContinue reading “Princess Cyd”

Room in Rome

It’s not about the sex, but it is kind of about the sex YES Release date: May 7, 2010Director: Julio MedemLanguage: English, Spanish, Russian Who should watch this movie: Baby gays. People who were (rightly) annoyed by Blue is the Warmest Color.  When should you watch this movie: Immediately after taking an “Am I aContinue reading “Room in Rome”

Tulip Fever

The history is more exciting NO Release date: September 1, 2017Director: Justin ChadwickLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: No one in particular  When should you watch this movie: Not at home when you could watch something else, but also not on an airplane because 90% of the scenes are shot in candlelight and thusContinue reading “Tulip Fever”

The Favourite

Top-and and I can’t stress this enough-me, Rachel Weisz YES Release date: August 30, 2018Director: Yorgos LanthimosLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of The Lobster. Anyone who had an “nemesis” in middle school.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re drunk with your film-nerd friends.  The sell: The Favourite is not aContinue reading “The Favourite”

The Constant Gardener

Not a romance movie NO Release date: August 31, 2005Director: Fernando MeirellesLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People making their way methodically through Ralph Fiennes’ filmography  When should you watch this movie: When you need to be reminded that Big Pharma is evil because you forgot for some reason. The sell: Rachel Weisz wasContinue reading “The Constant Gardener”

Monty Python’s Life of Brian

Full frontal nudity YES Release date: August 17, 1979Director: Terry JonesLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Catholic school alumni. History nerds.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re in the mood for some edgy humor that’s not racist  The sell: This entire movie is blasphemous and it’s hilarious. It takes the irreverence toContinue reading “Monty Python’s Life of Brian”

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Still funny YES Release date: April 3, 1975Director: Terry Gilliam, Terry JonesLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who laugh at fart jokes. People who want to better understand their nerdy white friends.  When should you watch this movie: You don’t need to be in the right mood for this movie, just put itContinue reading “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”

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”

Murder on the Orient Express

This really didn’t need a remake NO Release Date: November 10, 2017Director: Kenneth BranaghLanguage: English Who should see this movie: Passengers on a plane with a poor in-flight movie selection  When should you see this movie: When you’re on a plane with a poor in-flight movie selection  The sell: It turns out a good castContinue reading “Murder on the Orient Express”

The Third Man

There are at least three men YES Release Date: September 1, 1949Director: Carol ReedLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of mystery. Fans of noir films.  When should you watch this movie: Immediately following a WWII documentary. When you’re doing research for a role as “femme fatale.”  The sell: The Third Man is theContinue reading “The Third Man”