Jamie Carrick

24 // oscar obsessed // Amy Adams and Michelle Williams stan first, Oscar Isaac stan second, human being third

Favorite films

  • Her
  • Whiplash
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • La La Land

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  • Scooby-Doo! and the Monster of Mexico

    ★★★

  • Henry Gamble's Birthday Party

    ★½

  • Don't Worry Darling

    ★★½

  • The Woman King

    ★★★★½

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  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    Never Rarely Sometimes Always

    ★★★★½

    Something I really respect about Eliza Hittman's camera is that it's impartial. As with her stellar film Beach Rats, Never Rarely Sometimes Always is focused on Autumn pretty much all the way through the film, often in long takes as her expressive face takes a simple story and turns it up several notches and gives us unobstructed emotions. Sidney Flanigan is exceptional in the lead role, using implied depth to tell the story, not that the substance isn't there in…

  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    ★★★★★

    I can't even describe the things that this film made me think and feel. Complex space dramas are my thing, but this one hit in such a different way that anything else has done. I had the same feeling as when I saw Arrival for the first time. I'm in a frenzy, a dizzying kind of frenzy that I get when I see something I know I'm going to hail as a personal classic.

    Ad Astra is a near-perfect film and one of the best sci-fi films I've ever seen.

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