Jgrandmaster

Jgrandmaster

Apples to Apples, Dust to Dust.

Favorite films

  • Charade
  • Castle in the Sky
  • Murder on the Orient Express
  • The Parallax View

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  • Alien: Covenant

  • Prometheus

  • House of Gucci

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  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    Didn’t quite get as much out of this as Prometheus, which I think better balanced the philosophical pontificating with the need to be a franchise film, though I’d argue Ridley Scott sort of agrees with me. This is a vicious film, and at points it almost like Ridley is right there alongside David, cheering for the Xenomorph to break the pattern and avoid the ending we’ve all seen before. Making all the fodder scientists couples have to continually mourn their…

  • Prometheus

    Prometheus

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

    So inherently fascinating that I’m completely unbothered by most of the narrative shortcomings. Man’s search for creation told through the eyes of a creation of man. David’s a fascinating persona, Fassbender plays him with unique subjectivity where you can never quite tell how much is real with him. At least, not when he’s with other people. When he’s alone, quoting older movies or experiencing the wonder of the Engineer’s technology, David feels more personable than most of the actual people.…

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