Brendan Perry

Riding the cinematic waves through time.

Favorite films

  • Spirited Away
  • Faces
  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
  • Koyaanisqatsi

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  • Now, Voyager

    ★★½

  • Manhattan

    ★★★

  • Nope

    ★★★★

  • Manhunter

    ★★

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  • Pretending I'm a Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story

    Pretending I'm a Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story

    ★½

    It’s unfortunate how much I disliked this doc.

    Being a huge fan of this video game series, I Was stoked to nerd out on things like the levels of the games, the iconic music from the games, and maybe learn more about some of my favorite skaters from the games like Chad Muska, and Bucky Lasek. 

    What I got instead was a 1 hour puff piece that spent half of its runtime explaining the origins of skating, and not nearly…

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    Dog Day Afternoon

    ★★★★★

    If only an actor working today had the same fire sticking under his ass that Pacino has in this film. Then we’d have some real classics.

    Dog Day Afternoon tells the story of Sunny and Sal’s failed bank robbery turned hostage situation, and how the robbers, the cops, and the captives get through it all. 

    My whole life I’ve heard how classic this movie is, and this statement couldn’t be more right. This movie wastes no time sticking you into…