@voyou Extremely accurate summary of my 2021 film viewing from Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/voyou/list/the-10-best-films-i-saw-in-2021/detail/ https://t.co/Dw90mT30A8 13 Jan 22 Reply Retweet Favorite

The Official Chart for July 10

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With brides, angelic visitations, and ghosts, Bat for Lashes’s The Bride seems to be aiming at the territory of gothic romance (as does the tendency of the lyrics to use romantic commonplaces like “this heart of mine,” which is arguably appropriate, but which I found distracting). But if the gothic is always about the body, the music on The Bride suggests something else: early morning, shafts of light through curtains, and a delicacy that makes me want to use words like “transcendent” or “ethereal.” Read more↴