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I like movies about kids fighting monsters or about animals becoming friends. I also write/produce movies and TV shows, and I'm great at it.

Favorite films

  • The Incredibles
  • The Shack
  • Duel
  • Bad Times at the El Royale

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  • Tenebre

    ★★★

  • Slaughterhouse

    ★★½

  • Creature from the Black Lagoon

    ★★★

  • Creature from the Black Lagoon

    ★★★

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  • Tenebre

    Tenebre

    ★★★

    I'm not a huge fan of giallo, so I don't have much to say here.  But it's visually cool, and it moves pretty fast. Kept my attention.


    There's an amazing extended middle sequence with a dog, and I wish the whole movie was about that.

  • Slaughterhouse

    Slaughterhouse

    ★★½

    Weirdly competent for a low-budget 80s slasher. It's dated, but there's a lot of actual effort put into the filmmaking and storytelling.

    YMMV, but if you enjoy this kinda thing, you could do a lot worse.

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  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★½

    Did I watch a different cut than everyone else?

    I see a lot of raves about how The Batman is some kind of mature, layered, brilliant detective mystery...but try this:

    Imagine this isn't a Batman movie. The script stays the exact same, except we change all the familiar names, and Robert Pattinson is now a nameless masked vigilante with a bunch of gadgets...

    Stripped of the existing goodwill attached to names like Bruce Wayne, Selina Kyle, Gotham City,  and The…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ½

    "Ma! Today in school we learned about these cool things called met-ah-fores!"

    "That's nice, sweetie."

    "Yeah! I'm gonna go make a movie now!"

    "Be back at six for dinner."

    (Screen door slams as Darren Aronofsky sprints away to set, making racecar sounds with his mouth along the way.)