danjdaniel

danjdaniel

Favorite films

  • Walkabout
  • Hannah and Her Sisters
  • Gummo
  • Cold War

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  • The Disaster Artist

    ★★★★

  • National Theatre Live: Vanya

    ★★★½

  • Jesus Christ Superstar

    ★★★★

  • National Theatre Live: Dear England

    ★★★★

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  • Coup de Chance

    Coup de Chance

    ★★★½

    Infidelity ✅
    Murder plot ✅
    Repetitive jazzy score ✅
    Basic existential musings ✅

    Goes down easy every time 🥃

  • One Life

    One Life

    ★★★

    Beat for beat exactly what I expected going in. The most conventional, British prestige WW2 drama I’ve ever seen and yes I cried

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★

    Beautifully crafted but I just could not bring myself to give a shit. It does have some great scenes and Villeneuve is a master at immersive world-building on such a monumental scale, but overall just found myself becoming less and less interested as it exhaustingly trudged along and then a little relieved when the credits appeared. I think this is mainly due to a complete lack of care about the people who populate the story. Paul is going through some…

  • I May Destroy You

    I May Destroy You

    ★★★½

    Many feelings about this incendiary show.

    On the one hand, it explored consent in a way I've never seen done. It tackled the issue from all angles, exploring the complexity of power dynamics and the subtlety of abuse. I was seriously impressed by the depiction of a lot of the scenarios and the questions Coel was able to raise. In particular, the Theo episode was fascinating. A complete non-sequitur that raises so many questions about what it even means to…

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