Ethan Colburn

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Favorite films

  • Harold and Maude
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Sullivan's Travels
  • The Young Girls of Rochefort

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  • Kwaidan

    ★★★★½

  • High Anxiety

    ★★★

  • May December

    ★★★★½

  • Saltburn

    ★★★½

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  • Intolerable Cruelty

    Intolerable Cruelty

    ★★★★½

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

    The Coen Brothers hate you.

    Well, maybe not you, but they definitely hate your taste in movies. Billed as a Romcom, The Coen Brothers manage to undermine every possible trope, dispelling the idea of true love and making you despise their two leads.

    While this movie is considered by many to be "lesser Coen brothers," it has a lot in common with another film also given that label, The Hudsucker Proxy. Both movies are impossible to fully unlock without understanding…

  • Cats

    Cats

    I was feeling shitty this morning so I rewatched Cats.

    More like I was feeling numb. Like I felt like if I watched anything that I loved, it wouldn't have the same emotional effect.

    If you are someone who hasn't seen this movie because of how horrible the reviews are, I beg you to reconsider. This might be the most unique experience you can have with any film. I can't describe the feeling of disgust and wonder that this film…

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  • Au Hasard Balthazar

    Au Hasard Balthazar

    ★★★★½

    Rethinking my choice to go with a new car over a donkey and cart…

  • Brute Force

    Brute Force

    ★★★★

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

    Dassin's filmmaking is so stylish. With plenty of criticism of the prison industrial complex sprinkled throughout, Dassin paints a portrait of 6 desperate men and their attempts to start a prison riot in the name of freedom. He has a lot of care for the prisoners, and paints the guards as the brutes, who abuse their power.

    Burt Lancaster is such a powerful actor. While I found him quite stiff at first, his charisma is channeled through his eyes in…

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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    ★★★★

    You may see it as a story of teenagers being dismembered by a chain saw killer but I see it as a like minded family trying to give their ailing grandfather one last shot to do the thing he loves best ❤️

  • The Queen's Gambit

    The Queen's Gambit

    ★★★★½

    If Anya Taylor-Joy and Harry Melling had children, their kids’ eyes would be the right distance apart.