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A Hidden Life Revealed

Terrence Malick’s  latest work, A Hidden Life, is a beautiful-looking film, but of course that is the norm for films from Malick, and it is also very long, again, the norm for Malick. 855 more words


Director's Series #2: Terrence Malick - Ranked

So it’s officially been 17,000 years since I posted my Stanley Kubrick ranking and now I’m finally getting around to the next director’s filmography to tackle in this series. 2,342 more words


‘Mother, Father, always you wrestle inside me. Always you will.’

– Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life

Terrence Malick: The Definitive Ranking

A top seven, of nine movies, because I don’t follow anyone’s rules, not even my own. At least it’s not a top ten, you know? 801 more words

Top Ten

A Hidden Life

#2 in my ranking of Terrence Malick’s films.

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Terrence Malick is a genius. This is the first time since… 1,020 more words


Song to Song

#4 in my ranking of Terrence Malick’s films.

In terms of this experimental period of Malick’s career, defined by the current era settings, extremely loose productions without scripts, and extended filming schedules, … 918 more words


Knight of Cups

#7 in my ranking of Terrence Malick’s films.

This is often called Malick’s movie of ennui, and I sort of agree with that label. I think it’s more about the emptiness of materialism, though. 835 more words