Darlie Bunkle

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I like movies and podcasts about movies

Favorite films

  • Tremors
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • The Matrix
  • Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar

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  • Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla

    ★★★

  • Godzilla Minus One

    ★★★★★

  • Wonka

    ★★★½

  • Godzilla vs. Megalon

    ★★★

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  • Driveways

    Driveways

    ★★★★★

    "It's too much"

    Sometimes it feels like getting older just means adding more regrets and sad memories to a pile that threatens to barricade the doors and black out the windows.

    But the smallest kindness can make that pile seem manageable. And having friends around can fill that room instead with light and laughter.

  • Before Midnight

    Before Midnight

    ★★★★★

    Before Sunrise ends with a montage of the locations Jesse and Celiné had visited, echoing the memories of their brief time together.

    Before Sunset begins with a similar montage of places they will visit. The film feeling the same anticipation as they do at the possibility of reconnecting.

    And in Before Midnight, we get a similar montage. This time, of different corners of the hotel room after Celiné storms out as Jesse scans the aftermath of their argument. The poured…

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  • Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla

    Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla

    ★★★

    Golly does it take a while to get to the fireworks factory in this one. But I love the designs of Space Godzilla and M.O.G.U.E.R.A. and there are some cool effects in the final showdown.

  • Godzilla Minus One

    Godzilla Minus One

    ★★★★★

    Saw it again, minus color and in XD and it still fuckin rips. One of the only critiques I had the first time around was some of the shots had a sort of digital sheen to them, but in black and white none of that comes through.

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  • The Night of the Hunter

    The Night of the Hunter

    ★★★★

    Cold take: Harry Powell (Robert Mitchum) might be the devil incarnate, but Icey Spoon (Evelyn Varden) is more dangerous.

    The transparency of Powell's whole gimmick is as exaggerated as the expressionist style Laughton uses to tell the tale. But Icey takes his schtick at face value, and leverages the trust her community has in her to give him an in-road for his sinister plans. It doesn't matter that young John Harper is immediately suspicious of him. Or that Powell's charm…

  • The Heartbreak Kid

    The Heartbreak Kid

    ★★★★

    KELLY: it's kinda cute how you are wrecking your whole life for me

    LENNY: 🥺 oh i can wreck it WAY more

    All joking aside, I would like to get back to origins. Many people, they don't think like this but I think we've taken enough out of Letterboxd in many ways, y'know? I feel that all of us should think about putting something back in.