Favorite films

  • The Bridges of Madison County
  • Oh, Woe Is Me
  • Texasville
  • Great Day in the Morning

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  • Midnight Mass

    ★★★½

  • Cutter's Way

    ★★★★

  • Hellsing

    ★★★

  • Annie

    ★★½

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  • Cry Macho

    Cry Macho

    ★★★★

    There's a sequence where they go from casually chatting in a car, to getting run off the road and held at gunpoint, then back to casually chatting in a car — all in the span of like 90 seconds — and it's wonderful.

  • Malignant

    Malignant

    ★★★½

    This is thoroughly enjoyable and just fun. And all the action sequences are like a ballet of blood, especially the entire stretch in the police station towards the end.  Very well done. Nice to see Wan going all the way in. Between this, The Empty Man, Old, and Smiley Face Killers, it's been a great year for horror. Maybe we can eventually put "elevated horror" in the fucking trash where it belongs.

    Also how have I not seen anybody post this yet: youtu.be/ZtyxJSGM3x0

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  • World on a Wire

    World on a Wire

    ★★★★★

    A masterpiece. The most accurate depiction of simulation theory in a film. One of the most satisfying movies I've ever seen. The Chinatown of science fiction, starring the German Jack Nicholson. Perfect in every way. I bow down to you Fassbinder.

  • Knight of Cups

    Knight of Cups

    ★★★★★

    Countless times I've read film reviewers use some variation of "this film is pure poetry". It's crossed my sight so often that I can't remember a time when I thought of the phrase as anything more than an idiom that simply describes a beautiful film (genetically speaking). These films are typically carefully written, well performed (often with dramatic emphasis on actors' reactions and movement), all complimented camera work and editing. I've always read the phrase as a catch all for…