I feel like an apologist for complex filmmaking when I ask you to give Scott Pilgrim vs. the World a second watch, but perhaps I shouldn’t. This is a film that was made for people like me.
Danny Boyle's A Life Less Ordinary is so odd, and yet so memorable, that it feels more like a vivid dream than a cookie-cutter Hollywood love story.
Alfonso Cuaron's A Little Princess and Agnieszka Holland's The Secret Garden both insist that the aliveness of the world is irreducible and everywhere—that it moves through everything, but that despite this, it is often invisible to us.
The fabric of reality in Robrt Altman's 3 Women feels slightly warped, as though the events are obscured by the heat haze radiating off the Southern California desert.