The story of famous Japanese author who also had his own private army and tried to overthrow the government, as one does, told in such a highly stylized manner that I honestly lost track of it.
In celebration of the late Jean-Paul Belmondo, we visit a big fun 1960s action-adventure, French-style.
A completely unexpected, elemental masterpiece, it somehow feels straight out of prehistory. This may be the best animated movie most people have never heard of.
A very realistic movie about guerrilla warfare that basically invented a new style of movie-making.
A landmark of “modernist” cinema, but don’t expect it to, y’know, have a story or make any attempt to explain anything.
Federico Fellini’s exaggerated childhood memories form the basis for this story of a year in the life of a 1930s Italian small town.
Ingmar Bergman’s allegorical classic about the absence of God during a plague really, really hit home with me on this viewing. Wonder why?
An aggressively minimalist postwar Japanese family drama from Yasujiro Ozu, about a daughter who just wants to take care of her aging father, even though everyone else wants her to get married to literally anyone.
A descent into madness with conquistadors searching fruitlessly for El Dorado, that Werner Herzog dragged a full movie crew down the Amazon to shoot.
In which a king sacrifices basically everything that matters for the sake of his own pride, manifested through giving Indian classical music parties, as you do.