Monday Motivation: Wim Wenders
Since I’m still on a little post-Oscars film buzz, I thought I’d dedicate one more of my “Monday Motivation” posts to the movies. This weekend, after hearing that MoMA was going to have a retrospective for Wim Wenders (now until March 17th), with a week of screenings introduced by Wenders himself, I was so excited that I re-watched my favorite Wenders film – Paris, Texas – one of the most visually inspiring films I’ve ever watched. Here’s the poster, followed by a few of my favorite stills from the film.
A few things that I was reminded of / questioned while watching:
- The desolate American scenes against Wenders’ brilliant use of color are just perfect
- Funny how a talented group of Germans made such an iconic American film
- Speaking of Germans…Nastassja Kinski…such a powerful actress (and a total babe too!)
- A lot of symbolism around the colors red and green…especially with the wardrobes
- Do huge mobile banks still exist? I’ve never seen one, but guessing it may just be a Texas thing?
Most importantly, if you’re in NYC and reading this before lunch (or before tixs sell out), buy a ticket to go see this screening (+ the Wenders introduction) at 3:45 pm today.