Wong Kar Wai

In my exploration of more “niche” films, Wong Kar Wai has become one of my favorite directors. So far I have watched: Chungking Express (1994) Fallen Angels (1995) Happy Together (1997) In the Mood for Love (2000) 2046 (2004) I can’t recommend each of these enough. If you’re feeling especially interested, watch them in the… Continue reading Wong Kar Wai

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Sound of Metal (2019)

Directed by Darius Marder This is a hitter. A prime example of how sound design can take a film to the next level. Fantastic performance by Riz Ahmed.

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Money Jungle – Duke Ellington, Charlie Mingus, and Max Roach

Thank you to Fran Lebowitz for the recommendation. I often hear jazz enthusiasts justify their love for the genre saying, “it can go anywhere, at anytime”. You can hear what they’re talking about in this record. Recorded 1962

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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

Directed by Joel & Ethan Coen If at any point in your life you have liked cats or Marcus Mumford, this movie is for you. Great music and great story. Possibly my favorite by the Coen brothers.

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