Andrew

I'm no film critic. But I like to pretend that I am.

Favorite films

  • The Social Network
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Wind Rises
  • tick, tick...BOOM!

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  • Scream

    ★★★½

  • The Fugitive

    ★★★★

  • Grave of the Fireflies

    ★★★★★

  • Red Rocket

    ★★★★½

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  • Ponyo

    Ponyo

    ★★★★½

    Finding Nemo ain’t got sh*t on Ponyo! Just saying.

  • Paths of Glory

    Paths of Glory

    ★★★★★

    The cinematography alone in this film was way beyond it's time. I'm a little late on the Kubrick "hype-train" but goddamn, he really is incredible.

    Paths of Glory not only shows the horrific events that took place on the battlefield, but also the sometimes even more horrifying events that takes place between officers of their country.

    Generals depict their own men as nothing but mere bodies, ready to be thrown out into the war in hopes that their lives be…

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  • Scream

    Scream

    ★★★½

    This was actually a very solid homage to the original Scream.

    Although the theater I went to see it had a bunch of loud and annoying freshman in high school kids that kind of ruined the mood but still enjoyed it quite a lot!

  • The Fugitive

    The Fugitive

    ★★★★

    Man what a time it was when almost all effects were strictly practical effects.

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  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★★

    Me after watching Persona: "Huh?"

    Me after watching some YouTube videos to help explain Persona: "Huh?"

    This film extends itself to be a vehicle in which the individual is to think past the surface of what Persona is about and instead introduce your own thoughts and opinions about yourself and the duality of the conscious and unconscious world we live in.

    This happened to be my first Bergman film having not heard of him before watching this. I am so…

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★

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

    The one problem I had with this film (and I may be wrong about this, but it felt off to me) was the display of mental illness. I don’t really think someone dealing with a form of mental illness would find themselves shooting and killing every person they come into contact with that they may not like. But that’s just a thought and I may be totally wrong about it.

    Remarkable performance by Joaquin Phoenix. He really knocked it out of…