Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

We didn’t need it but I’m glad we have it now YES Release date: September 8, 2012Director: Joss Whedon Language: English Who should watch this movie: People who have seen the 1993 version. Fans of Firefly.  When should you watch this movie: When you need a good laugh. Before going out to the club withContinue reading “Much Ado About Nothing (2012)”

Much Ado About Nothing

Fun fact, Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh used to be married YES Release date: May 7, 1993Director: Kenneth BranaghLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: Fan’s of Denzel Washington’s filmography. Shakespeare nerds. People who think they hate Shakespeare.  When should you watch this movie: When you just found out that Denzel Washington has been inContinue reading “Much Ado About Nothing”

Roma

 A friend once said that Roma was “slow” so I cut them out of my life YES Release date: November 21, 2018Director: Alfonso CuarónLanguage: Spanish, Mixtec Who should watch this movie: People who’ve read 100 years of solitude. Fans of Ozu’s movies.  When should you watch this movie: When you miss your family. When youContinue reading “Roma”

Rushmore

I’ll take punctuality YES Release date: December 11, 1998Director: Wes Anderson Language: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of Wes Anderson. Insufferable know-it-alls. Alcoholics.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re “going through it”  The sell: This movie was made when Wes Anderson was still on his baby director legs and it’s bestContinue reading “Rushmore”

Burning / 버닝

What the fuck YES Release date: May 17, 2018Director: Lee Chang-dongLanguage: Korean Who should see this movie: Fans of “psychological thrillers.” Fans of Steven Yeun.  When should you see this movie: When you want to watch something scary but your friend(s) but hate horror movies  The sell: This is one of the most disorienting movies notContinue reading “Burning / 버닝”

Shoplifters / 万引き家族

Nothing brings people together like murder! YES Release date: June 8, 2018Director: Hirokazu KoreedaLanguage: Japanese Who should see this movie: People who love their chosen family  When should you see this movie: In a theatre if possible.  The sell: Koreeda knows exactly how to pull each and every heartstring with perfect precision, it’s almost scary.Continue reading “Shoplifters / 万引き家族”

Amélie / Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain

You will crave roast chicken after watching this movie YES Release date: April 25, 2001Director: Jean-Pierre JeunetLanguage: French Who should watch this movie: Romantics. Optimists.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re inside on a rainy day. When you are in love.  The sell: Amelie does everything right. It’s cute but not cloying, andContinue reading “Amélie / Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain”

Gamushara / がむしゃら

PAIN YES Release date: March 28, 2015Director: Hidekazu TakaharaLanguage: Japanese Who should watch this movie: Fans of Netflix’s Cheer When should you watch this movie: When you’re done with Cheer but you’re not done watching young female athletes injure themselves  The sell: Gamushara (loosely translated to “daredevil”), is a documentary about Act Yasukawa, a professionalContinue reading “Gamushara / がむしゃら”

Sleeping with Other People

Shockingly charming YES Release date: September 11, 2015Director: Leslye HeadlandLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who like romcoms but are tired of the cliches  When should you watch this movie: When you’ve been single for a while The sell: Unlike most romcoms, this movie is genuinely romantic and genuinely funny. I attribute mostContinue reading “Sleeping with Other People”

Devdas

Support Sex Workers YES Release date: July 12, 2002Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Language: Hindi Who should see this movie: People who married their high school sweetheart. People who have “the one that got away.”  When should you see this movie: When you’re ready to be blown away and also are prepared to sit for threeContinue reading “Devdas”