Jake Cole

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Favorite films

  • The Red Shoes
  • The Green Ray
  • PlayTime
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Recent activity

  • Perfect Days


  • Orlando, My Political Biography


  • About Dry Grasses


  • Godzilla Minus One


Recent reviews

  • Maestro



    Though not a great film, A Star Is Born so dramatically exceeded the low expectations born of well-trod material adapted by a perennially unengaging, middlebrow actor that it was hard not to root for Cooper. But whatever miracle kept the worst aspects of star vanity projects at bay for that film hit this with the force of a tsunami. The positives here start and stop with Matthew Libatique's cinematography; Cooper does still know how to pick a good crew, and…

  • Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.

    Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.


    Kelly Fremon Craig should have right of first refusal to all coming-of-age stories going forward. Rachel McAdams's best work yet and maybe this is aided by rewatching Titanic right before this but I'm beginning to think that Kathy Bates being great is an immutable law of the universe, like gravity.

Popular reviews

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker


    The great tragedy of Kevin Feige is that, beyond raking in a mountain of cash as the head of Marvel Studios, he truly wants to be seen as an impresario of artists. The recent dust-up caused by Martin Scorsese staring holes through Disney's stunt-casting of noteworthy emerging filmmakers to lend clout to a method of filmmaking dictated by studio notes and franchise bible supervisors punctured this self-delusion and prompted a wave of pathetic self-defensiveness in which the CEO was called…

  • Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters


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

    Killing yourself to own the libs.