Louis

Fan of films and video games.

I'm not a professional critic, I just like putting down a few words about films I've seen :)

Favorite films

  • Blade Runner
  • Léon: The Professional
  • Spirited Away
  • 12 Angry Men

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  • Opening Night

    ★★★

  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

    ★★★½

  • Amy

    ★★★★

  • The Matrix Resurrections

    ★★½

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  • Opening Night

    Opening Night

    ★★★

    Listen love, just a little tip alright? You're on the edge now and you need to pick the right way. One way's heaven, and the other... well... probably best not to think about that right now... but it's fucking horrible, yeah?

    -Super Hans


    Kinda fitting quote aside, I wish I could've gotten into Opening Night more. It had all the right pieces but unfortunately something about it just didn't gel with me. Gena Rowlands is superb throughout, and is able…

  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

    The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

    ★★★½

    The Killing of a Chinese Bookie had a lot of positives and negatives.

    As Cosmo Vittelli, Ben Gazzara delivered a compelling portrayal of a club owner in way over his head, but unfortunately none of the other characters were especially interesting or memorable. Also, while its natural style helped make the story and performances feel realistic and organic, it also hampered how easy it was to form connections to the characters. On balance this was definitely an enjoyable crime film, but not one of my favourites.

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  • Amy

    Amy

    ★★★★

    Watching Amy was long-overdue for me considering how much I like her, but I'm so glad I eventually got around to it.

    This is a superbly riveting and emotional documentary that captures Amy Winehouse's struggles with painful honesty. She's one of my favourite artists (as well as one of the best artists of all time in my opinion), and watching just how poorly she was treated was truly depressing.

    It's also a competently made documentary. Using just the audio from…

  • The Kissing Booth 2

    The Kissing Booth 2

    ½

    The Kissing Booth 2 is literally the same as its prequel, except for some unholy reason they decided to make it 30 minutes longer.

    At least it looks like they had fun making it.