Jay

Primarily interested in horror, queerness, British social realism, and European New Wave, though I'll watch almost anything.

Favorite films

  • Pierrot le Fou
  • Alien
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • BPM (Beats per Minute)

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★

  • Vortex

    ★★★★

  • The Audition

    ★★★

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★

    🎬 Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert
    📝 Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert
    ⏱️ 139m

    It's fun! Michelle Yeoh makes for a delightful protagonist, and the Daniels exude a real sense of mischief as their film hurtles through infinite universes, but it becomes a little bogged down in repetitive - albeit excellently choreographed - action sequences at times, and the core emotional thrust of the narrative is a little shallow. Nonetheless, it's an infectiously enjoyable film in which everyone gets their moment to…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★

    🎬 Sam Raimi
    📝 Michael Waldron
    ⏱️ 126m

    There are some classic Sam Raimi flourishes here that are genuinely interesting and well realised, including a gnarly enucleation of an eyeball, a short, slasher-esque chase through a tunnel, and a sequence involving a corpse and some demonic souls that is evocative of The Evil Dead, but for the most part this is typical, ugly, CGI-laden slop in which poorly-written characters throw flashes of colourful light at each other for the best…

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