Favorite films

  • Blade Runner
  • Braveheart
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Tekkonkinkreet

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  • Scarface

    ★★★★½

  • Stuart Little 2

    ★★½

  • MacGruber

    ★★★

  • First Reformed

    ★★★★½

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  • Scarface

    Scarface

    ★★★★½

    It's mindblowing to think this movie's 90 years old. The original Scarface is the pre-code film- featuring a ruthless antihero protagonist elevated by a firey performance from Paul Muni, intense action sequences, unflinching depictions of violence with an exceptionally-high bodycount, and a surprisingly gripping narrative with a sharply-escalating pace for the time. The original Scarface is the most hard-R rated kind of film you're gonna see from back then outside of weird art films that weren't openly shown to the…

  • Stuart Little 2

    Stuart Little 2

    Juvenille, silly, and the heavier reliance on CGI dates this one pretty clearly, but the plot and pacing are certainly more engaging than the first and I could see little kids enjoying it.

    Also the PS1 tie-in game they made is an underrated gem of a 3D platformer, I remember renting that when I was a wee lad like 20 years ago lol

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  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A suicidal Unabomber-wannabe treehugger haunts Ethan Hawke from beyond the grave, and his disintegrating mental and physical health push him over the edge from a soft-spoken clergyman into a psychotic radicalized terrorist compelled to carry-out the mission of said treehugger as his faith in God is warped and mangled into a newfound misanthropic rage. Although First Reformed takes a rigid stance on subject matter that viewers will inevitably deem controversial, it maintains your attention thanks to Kubrick-esque cinematography, a suspenseful…

  • The Maltese Falcon

    The Maltese Falcon

    It can take a while for the story to really grab you, but The Maltese Falcon has all the classic film noir hallmarks and you can't beat Humphrey Bogart in the role of a hardboiled detective.