Jaime’s Film Diary: March 15, 2020

As expected, I’ve been keeping my Letterboxd up to date – so here’s yet another update for here in regards to what I have been watching as of late.

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Solaris – Review

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I still remember my first time watching Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris – for at the time I was 15 years old and trying to talk about a work of science fiction so meditative almost to the point it troubles the mind long after a viewing. Over these years and my rare revisits, I have only become even more intimidated to talk about the sort of film that Solaris ever was and quite possibly, I’m still struggling at the very moment to find words that do it justice because a quick label for it like “the greatest science fiction film ever made” wouldn’t seem as if it were enough to give it what it deserves. Andrei Tarkovsky, within his short career, has carried an incredible consistency that no other directors have held and Solaris stands atop all – for it still remains an ever so life-changing experience of all things.

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