Diego Tutweiller

I've been accused of being a cinephile, but nothing's ever been proven.

Favorite films

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Lawrence of Arabia
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • 12 Angry Men

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  • Sweet Smell of Success

    ★★★★

  • Gone with the Wind

    ★★★½

  • Oppenheimer

    ★★★

  • The Worst Person in the World

    ★★★★

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  • Sweet Smell of Success

    Sweet Smell of Success

    ★★★★

    Columnists were the TikTok influencers of the 1950s.

  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind

    ★★★½

    There is an interesting interpretation of Gone With the Wind that suggests its many omissions-- of the horrors of slavery, of the righteousness of reconstruction, and of the full extent of the Antebellum South's moral depravity-- are self-aware. There is some textual evidence to support this view, namely the fact that its main character (the prototypical high-status Southern belle) is so blatantly portrayed as selfish, inconsiderate, and entitled. It's a daring artistic choice to make your protagonist this callous, and…

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  • Love Actually

    Love Actually

    ½

    Imagine how it feels for a friend or a family member to recommend Love Actually to you. You've known this person for years, and you respect their opinion, so you order this... thing... from Netflix as soon as possible. It arrives. You place it in your DVD player, hit play, and start watching.

    At first, you think it's a joke. No way could this have been a serious recommendation, right? Nobody in their right mind could enjoy this schmaltzy load…

  • Deadpool

    Deadpool

    "Shit..."

    (The audience waits in rapt anticipation for the next line of dialogue, on the edge of their seats. What piece of comedic genius shall Ryan Reynolds dispense next? What witty juxtaposition will the marketing team at Marvel Studios inflict upon the public this time? The suspense is palpable!)

    "... Did I leave the stove on?"

    (The theater is consumed by howls of laughter. Seats are kicked, knees are slapped, and tears stream down the audience's cackling faces. They snort…