Louis

"Dr. Zhivago, A Brief Encounter, and The Bridge on the River Kwai. A LEAN NIGHT."

Favorite films

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Contempt
  • Suspiria
  • Rebecca

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  • No Time to Die

    ★★★

  • Flesh for Frankenstein

    ★★★½

  • Blood for Dracula

    ★★★★

  • Creature from the Black Lagoon

    ★★★★½

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  • Creature from the Black Lagoon

    Creature from the Black Lagoon

    ★★★★½

    3D screening at the New Beverly.

  • Vortex

    Vortex

    ★★★★

    i enjoyed gaspar noé's 'vortex' but i'm not sure i'll be revisiting it anytime soon. it's an emotional film & some of the scenes hit a little too close to home. i never thought a movie from that mad genius would make me cry but he did it. dario argento is quite the actor. also features the best use of georges delerue's 'theme de camille' since 'contempt'. all apologies to 'casino'

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  • The Key

    The Key

    ★★★

    Brisk erotic romp with a wonderful performance from Stefania Sandrelli. It's not a remarkable film, even with that Ennio Morricone score & Brass directing, but Sandrelli is worth the price of admission. Seeing her transform from a bit of a prude to a confident lover, with the help of an extramarital affair of course, is fun to watch. Loved Brass' use of muted colors & contrasting that with the color red via Sandrelli's lipstick & various outfits which made her jump off the…

  • Too Old to Die Young

    Too Old to Die Young

    ★★★★★

    Outright declaring this show a masterpiece. Not just Refn's but in general. This is amazing. Nicolas Winding Refn doesn't give a fuck about frustrating the typical Amazon viewer who isn't familiar with his style. He made zero concessions with Too Old to Die Young. He rewards those unlikely viewers who made it through the 1st episode with one entirely in Spanish. Then in a later episode a night long car chase has Barry Manilow's 'Mandy' playing underneath! Who does that?…