Matt Ellis

Matt Ellis

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i spent 7 years getting a phd in watching movies and somehow i'd still be here doing this if i didn't

Favorite films

  • Children of Men
  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • The Village

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  • Spencer

    ★★★

  • St. Louis Blues

  • Meet the Filmmakers: Josh and Benny Safdie

    ★★★★

  • Sound City

    ★★★½

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  • Mission: Impossible II

    Mission: Impossible II

    ★★★½

    13 years old: WHOAAAAAAA AAAAAAWWWEEEESSSOOOOOMMMEEEEEEEEEEEEE

    22 years old: what garbage, I prefer *art* films

    31 years old: WHOAAAAAAA AAAAAAWWWEEEESSSOOOOOMMMEEEEEEEEEEEEE

  • The Matrix Resurrections

    The Matrix Resurrections

    ★★★★½

    I can't believe this was as good as it was (and I'm also a little peeved this came out 4 months after finishing my dissertation, because that whole project was basically asking why this movie didn't exist yet, lol).

    There were a few cringe lib Gen X moments (all the stuff about snarky clap-backs to Problematic Guys doesn't really feel like a map out of just how dire the situation is that the rest of the film diagnoses...), but you…