Darlie Bunkle

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

Recent activity

  • Tremors


  • Morbius

  • Furry Friends Forever: Elmo Gets a Puppy

  • Turning Red


Recent reviews

  • Tremors



    Pour one out for Fred Ward.

    Val and Earl's effortless chemistry is the backbone of this movie and a big part of what elevates it beyond a standard campy monster flick. And while I once considered myself a Val, I feel like I relate more and more to Fred Ward's Earl with every re watch.

    Thank you, Fred, for all the great work we will remember you by and for making my favorite movie so very special.

  • Morbius


    My toddler and I were playing with her little toy chemistry set and I was looking at the shape of the beaker, flask, and graduated cylinder thinking about why those became the standard shapes. I suppose over the years the people using them figured out certain forms of vessel are well suited to certain functions. And then I thought about how humans were probably starting to figure that out well before what I consider "modern science".

    Medieval alchemists, I was…

Popular reviews

  • 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. that Powell's charm isn't…

  • 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.