JD

Twenty something film enthusiast and writer. 

Check out my (constantly updated) list of “films that are really special to me”

Favorite films

  • Another Earth
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • Easier with Practice
  • Creep

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  • Gunpowder Milkshake

    ★★★

  • Alien³

    ★★★½

  • White Girl

    ★★★½

  • The Mitchells vs. The Machines

    ★★★★½

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  • Gunpowder Milkshake

    Gunpowder Milkshake

    ★★★

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

    The film follows Sam (Karen Gillan), an assassin who finds herself teaming up with her estranged mother (Lena Headey) against other blood thirsty assassins when she protects a girl (Chloe Coleman) after a mission goes bad.

    Although a bit by the numbers in places, this was a pretty entertaining hitman action film. The writing was decently paced for the most part and had some great humour. Sam's dynamic with her mother and the girl she saves is well captured and…

  • Alien³

    Alien³

    ★★★½

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

    Rewatching this because it's been a while and I recently watched the first two (Check out my reviews if you're interested!). Although the alternative idea to this film sounds a lot better, I honestly didn't mind the final version when I first watched it. I was very interested to see if it held upon a rewatch.

    The third film follows Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) after the events of the previous film as she crash lands on a prison planet only to…

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  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    ★★★★★

    "You can't swear at my fiance!" "Oh yeah? Well, you can't marry my wife!"

    Sometimes a film just hits right.

  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★★½

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

    TW: Sexual assault and suicide.

    Rewatching this again because it's been a while and I was in the mood to watch this again.

    Midsommar follows the grief-stricken Dani (Florence Pugh) as she goes with her distant boyfriend Christian (Jack Reynor) to a commune in Sweden.

    This is a stunning horror film manages to be disturbing while also talking about issues like relationships and mental illness in a really interesting way. With very little jump scares, the horror comes from the…