agamboi has written 5 reviews for films rated ★½ during 2020.

  • Dangerous Lies

    Dangerous Lies

    ★½

    yonkers avoid this one

  • Sundae in New York

    Sundae in New York

    ★½

    worthless, not funny, not charming, painful

  • Pier Kids: The Life

    Pier Kids: The Life

    ★½

    T/F 2020

    Rambly and incoherent in the worst ways. Poorly edited, not well signposted, and way too long. Great immersive 1st person filmmaking in the first half suddenly stops and the cold, distant gaze that picks up from there is inherently inhumane and unrelatable. There is a powerful documentary hidden among these clips, but you will have to be the one to find it.

  • Live Forever as You Are Now with Alan Resnick

    Live Forever as You Are Now with Alan Resnick

    ★½

    whats your origin tale

    lame, weak, awkward, sets up so much but didn't cash in enough

  • The Goldfinch

    The Goldfinch

    ★½

    Who do I have to blow to get a cup of coffee around here?!

    More a collection of moode than a narrative, and bloated beyond recognition but also hollow, devoid of any meaning. "Life is fragile," really, that's all? I haven't read the book, which by all accounts was phenomenal, but I can only imagine the pain of reading it and then watching this adaptation. Insufferable. To go from Pulitzer prize for literature to here must make this among the…