Gerry (2002)

Two nights in a row on the Gus Van Sant kick. Tonight was Gerry, which turned out to be much better than it could have been. As if you were lost in the desert, you spend the entire movie waiting for how it will end. Great camera work throughout, and Van Sant has no fear… Continue reading Gerry (2002)

My Own Private Idaho (1991)

We watched My Own Private Idaho for the first time last night now that I’m on the beginnings of a Gus Van Sant kick. A very melancholic look at life on the streets of Portland, through the eyes of two ‘hustlers’, Mike and Scott. I was impressed by the eloquent dialog and interaction between characters and I may… Continue reading My Own Private Idaho (1991)