Steve Buscemi Chloë Sevigny Carol Kane Mark Boone Junior Bronson Dudley Anthony LaPaglia Michael Buscemi Elizabeth Bracco Rockets Redglare Samuel L. Jackson Bianca Hunter Io Tillett Wright Eszter Balint Suzanne Shepherd Debi Mazar Kevin Corrigan Lawrence Gilliard Jr. Brooke Smith Mimi Rogers Daniel Baldwin Michael Imperioli Steven Randazzo Richard Boes Seymour Cassel John Ventimiglia, Nick Wechsler Brad Wyman Chris Hanley Julie Yorn Ronnie Kupferwasser, 95 mins   TMDb Why is she not in more? If you haven't picked it up already from this review, it's a lot like Inside Llewyn Davis (2013). Proudly created with Wix.com. Overweight, loveless, wood paneling, empty parking lots, basements, loners, madness, sadness, isolation, depression, fantasy, eccentric, filth, sleaze... Keenan Tamblyn 600 films 2,537 13 Edit, Found these lists (twelve total which I've compiled) a couple years back and they slowly became my bible for weird…, The original list (linked below) is getting long so larger sections are now here. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. Tommy Basilio (Buscemi), a no-hoper living in suburban Long Island, is not exactly happy. Join here. Together. When it becomes a romance film, it does get a little bit weaker in my opinion. He's lost his girlfriend, who's now pregnant by his ex-boss (or?) Share this page. Watched Sep 14, 2020 em ’s review published on Letterboxd: the only thing i feel is lost. Join here. again. Another beer. Trees Lounge is intelligent filmmaking. Report this film, Steve Buscemi writes, directs and plays the distilled Steve Buscemi character — scrawny no-hoper Tommy Basilio, who spends his nights alternating beers and Wild Turkeys in the titular neighborhood dive, and most of his days sleeping it off in the dingy room he rents upstairs. Time Out says. Trees Lounge 1996 ★★★★ Jun 18, 2020. Trees Lounge 1996 ★★★★ Aug 27, 2020. There is no review for this diary entry. How anyone hates that man is beyond me, just know that you are living your life blind and ignorant). (Ranked in order of Letterboxd…. I wanted this movie to keep going, I wanted to see what else would happen to the characters. Sevigny and Buscemi's relationship didn't feel very well written,…, Eszter Balint. Jill is using Letterboxd to share film reviews and lists with friends. Jul 03, 2020. It is very much Cheers without the happy, but Buscemi really knows how to play on expectations and turn them around for a laugh. 2,500 + Noteworthy Movies on Amazon Prime, Jay Trotter's Amazing Underrated Obscure Bizarre Films, letterboxd.com/malaine/list/film-poster-deja-vu/, letterboxd.com/malaine/list/film-poster-deja-vu-part-three/, TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival (1976 -2020). Show Me Love. Tree's Lounge is a film written, starring and directed by Buscemi himself, and is one of the most depression on screen portrayals of a loser I've ever seen. Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. Steve Buscemi's Trees Lounge is as unassuming and low key as the actor himself has remained throughout his career. His barfly character Tommy is undeniably rife with shortcomings as a human being. Watched Oct 12, 2018. He gets a job driving an ice cream truck and ends up getting involved with the seventeen-year-old niece of his ex-girlfriend. © Letterboxd Limited. Dre’s films. Another dance. Trees Lounge. Lokiamos is using Letterboxd to share film reviews and lists with friends. It's never quite hilarious, but it's funny most of the time; and never does it shy away from what makes Buscemi's character's life what it it is- the existential pain of a life lived in "limbo". arpy_’s films. From the first few minutes I thought this was gonna be decent, and I did appreciate some things about this, but it was really just okay. Living in an apartment above a bar known as Tree's Lounge, the affects this…, David Chase, creator of hit TV series The Sopranos, has since quoted Trees Lounge as one of his inspirations in developing his memorable opus, a show which has cast much greater a shadow on the creative landscape as Steve Buscemi's debut feature - not only as director but also writer, plus taking on the lead role of Tommy, a heartbroken barfly searching for some kind of meaning to his life, all roads seemingly leading back to the titular New York state bar. Something about it feels atmospheric, I don't know, kind of warm? Trees Lounge. Trees Lounge. Solid. More details at Every time she’s on screen, she completely commands it, yet my examples are so few. I Walked with a Zombie. That is to say, I deeply enjoy Carol Kane. Very solid cast and Chloë! Another dance. 7194400379. Chloë Sevigny also stars…. From the first few minutes I thought this was gonna be decent, and I did appreciate some things about this, but it was really just okay. Directed by Steve Buscemi. However, the pilot would get the "Mulholland Drive" treatment, and be turned into a theatrical film instead of a green-lit television series. About; News; Pro; Apps; Lokiamos’s films. The character isn't quite sympathetic ever, and a good portion of the last act has a romance subplot with a 17 year old. About; News; Pro; Apps; Share this page. Another beer. letterboxd.com/malaine/list/film-poster-deja-vu/ There's also Part Three: letterboxd.com/malaine/list/film-poster-deja-vu-part-three/, The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF, stylized as tiff) is one of the largest publicly attended film festivals in the…, An attempt to make a list of every film ever directed by an actor-turned director. He lives in a small apartment above the Trees Lounge, a bar which he frequents along with a few other regulars without lives. He's been sacked for 'borrowing' money from the … Trees Lounge. tree’s lists. Mobile site. Tommy has lost his job, his love and his life. His debut behind the camera reflects many of those traits, rooting itself in a small working class environment merely observing, never judging. He's the kind of eternal loser who (both literally and figuratively) ends up in the same place by the film's close that he was at the very beginning. He engages in various questionable activities whilst dipping in and out of the titular bar, checking in on the other alcoholic patrons - including a younger, not-so-hairy Mark Boone Junior. 1996 He's lost his job as an auto-wrench, having taken the cash-box to Atlantic City with him. Block or Report. Share this page. Letterboxd — Your life in film. He's lost his girlfriend, who's now pregnant by his ex-boss (or?) Review by Ethan. I May Destroy You. but as the rest of the cast-members fall into the film, and all do a fantastic job, buscemi and his character reach the same heights. Trees Lounge Yoga. Ambling perpetually through life, goalessly and aimlessly. Trees Lounge is a 1996 comedy-drama film and the debut of Steve Buscemi as writer and director. About; News; Pro; There is no review for this diary entry. The Crush. elisa is using Letterboxd to share film reviews and lists with friends. Very solid. Buscemi gets credit. Over the years he has developed a loyal following because of his consistently sincere, unfussy approach to the roles that have made him one of the most respected character actors around. The important thing being he always remains likeable, even when burdened with particularly poor character traits. Difi is using Letterboxd to share film reviews and lists with friends. This slice-of-life comedy-drama is pretty much a tailor-made vehicle for Steve Buscemi and his usual tetchy, sad-sack persona - unsurprising, considering that he also wrote and directed it. Trees Lounge 1996 ★★★★½ . Mark Boone Junior is what you get trying to blend Tom Waits with Seth Rogen. Dialogue that is smart, poignant, and quippy highlighting a great drunken atmosphere. Tommy(Buscemi)is a total loser who's luck keeps taking turns for the worse. and there's a trait, or a plane, or something, that runs a straight line through every fuck-up's life that no one can really make sense of. It is good to hear Steve Buscemi yell "Jerry!" Tree's Lounge is a film written, starring and directed by Buscemi himself, and is one of the most depression on screen portrayals of a loser I've ever seen. This slice-of-life comedy-drama is pretty much a tailor-made vehicle for Steve Buscemi and his usual tetchy, sad-sack persona - unsurprising, considering that he also wrote and directed it. Join here. The Nut is using Letterboxd to share film reviews and lists with friends. It is good to hear Steve Buscemi yell "Jerry!" Ambling perpetually through life, goalessly and aimlessly. Username or Email His prospects improve when his uncle Al departs this life, leaving his popular ice-cream truck in need…. IMDb There is no review for this diary entry. there is also a lack of resolution to the storylines, but the film…. Dre is using Letterboxd to share film reviews and lists with friends. About; News; Pro; Apps; All Tommy wants from life is what everyone else has- a job, a girl, a good time. Trees Lounge (1996) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Watched by marjorie. He's the kind of eternal loser who (both literally and figuratively) ends up in the same place by the film's close that he was at the very beginning. Here, she’s a side character that is so stunning every time the frame includes her. In Stranger Than Paradise, she ties the whole film together. A Dark Place. 1996 In the Elevator episodes of Louie, a six parter — mind you — she is the female component of one of the greatest romcoms in modern memory while never speaking English (I immediately watched those after this film, and proceeded to cry like a little bitch. it's about fuck-ups. It is very much Cheers without the happy, but Buscemi really knows how to play on expectations and turn them around for a laugh. Sevigny and Buscemi's relationship didn't feel very well written,…, Eszter Balint. Trees Lounge 1996 ★★★½ . all eyes are on buscemi, the writer, director, and main character actor, and unfortunately his script at the beginning is spotty. … it's about fuck-ups. You have to like indulging in miserable people living miserable lives to the point where you both empathize with them and also find them extremely likable despite their flaws. Trees Lounge has a certain charming malaise to its storytelling, a character piece that examines the self-destructive lives of some very dysfunctional people all intertwined through said bar, yet it does so with a jet black sweet touch…. I know we’re not supposed to like Buscemi’s character anyways but there was really no depth he was just...gross, Steve is a great romantic lead and Daniel Baldwin uncannily embodies a proto Tony Soprano. trees lounge shows the effects of that trait over a short period of time. Wine Country. Steve Buscemi Chloë Sevigny Carol Kane Mark Boone Junior Bronson Dudley Anthony LaPaglia Michael Buscemi Elizabeth Bracco Rockets Redglare Samuel L. Jackson Bianca Hunter Io Tillett Wright Eszter Balint Suzanne Shepherd Debi Mazar Kevin Corrigan Lawrence Gilliard Jr. Brooke Smith Mimi Rogers Daniel Baldwin Michael Imperioli Steven Randazzo Richard Boes Seymour Cassel John Ventimiglia, Nick Wechsler Brad Wyman Chris Hanley Julie Yorn Ronnie Kupferwasser, 95 mins   Made by fans in Auckland, New Zealand. As soon as I started this movie I needed a drink. Watched by Dre. Steve Buscemi’s directorial debut from 1996 is a look at the lives of the morally questionable but, ultimately fairly likeable patrons of Trees Lounge bar. Because of his slightly odd looks Buscemi is typically cast in the loser role, a niche he appears to be more than comfortable with. Trees Lounge. 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