JulesLarson

JulesLarson

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Work at Best Video. She/her.
Don't bad-talk Kar-Wai Wong in front of me please, I'll start ranting until my phone dies.

Favorite films

  • Alice in the Cities
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • Variety
  • Fallen Angels

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  • 5 Card Stud

    ★★★★

  • The Harder They Fall

    ★★★½

  • Official Secrets

    ★★★½

  • Galaktikon: Nightmare

    ★★★½

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  • 5 Card Stud

    5 Card Stud

    ★★★★

    Underrated on every level. Although I somewhat get what people are saying about Dean Martin and McDowall. The kill scenes are damn brutal for the decade. Watch for preacher-Mitchum with his trusty "Mr. Colt". Watch it for Yaphet Kotto(!), he's my favorite of the cast.

  • The Harder They Fall

    The Harder They Fall

    ★★★½

    Cast was brilliant. I expected some safe editing from Netflix but it was really refreshing. The needle drops were intense until like the 400th needle drop, and then I started wondering if they're pushing for some needle drop world record. But honestly I would do that too if this were my debut.

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  • Minari

    Minari

    ★★★★½

    It's just so many times over a piece of great care and honesty, unbothered by the prospect of academic study. Prodding at it with minute critiques almost feels unnatural.

  • Outrage

    Outrage

    ★★★★½

    2K scan on Blu Ray that I've been waiting for months to see since it's been super low in stock. Donating it to the video store since we don't even have a regular DVD of Outrage. After watching the film, that's especially unfortunate, because it quietly rules much the way of Bigamist but also has a LOT more to say, and it's extremely well directed.

    The chase scene is Bava level horrific, and the noir lighting is especially chilling. A…