ManchesterByTheSea🐐

Movies are cool but I suck at actually watching them.

Favorite films

  • Synecdoche, New York
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Apocalypse Now
  • The Tree of Life

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  • Winter Light

    ★★★★½

  • Triangle of Sadness

    ★★★

  • 8½

    ★★★★½

  • Before Midnight

    ★★★★½

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  • Triangle of Sadness

    Triangle of Sadness

    ★★★

    I thought this was pretty good and the rating may be a tad low because of my disappointment with the final act. I thought this film was for the most part engaging, funny, and well directed. The satire was very heavy handed and I felt like I was getting hit over the head with a blunt force object. For the most part I didn't mind that, but it made the characters a tad one dimensional which always makes a film…

  • 8½

    ★★★★½

    That guy Fellini sure knows how to use a camera

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  • Forrest Gump

    Forrest Gump

    I get asked a good amount why I don't like Forrest Gump so I thought I would share a little of my thoughts on it. Forrest Gump is a character who doesn't really think for himself. He's loyal to the establishment and does whatever he's told. After going around doing everything he's told to do by authority figures, he gets everything he wants and becomes a hero. Jenny is the character who sees injustice in the world and wants to…

  • Before Sunset

    Before Sunset

    ★★★½

    Doesn't have the same magic and idealized romanticism as the first one. The dialogue is still good but the film as a whole just felt so distant compared to the intimacy and emotion of Before Sunrise.