I have never claimed to have unique taste.
If most people like it, I probably do too.
I am a Speed Racer (2008) apologist.
El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie 2019
Nice. Really, pretty nice.
I’ve seen some people complain about this movie, saying that it was ‘unnecessary’ or ‘disappointing,’ but personally I‘m just glad to see at least one character from Breaking Bad get a somewhat happy ending. Jesse deserves it.
The film’s failings mostly stem from the fact that it’s an epilogue to a lengthy and complicated TV show. I think it pretty much goes without saying that you’ll get almost nothing out of this if you haven’t watched Breaking Bad to…
The Gift 2015
Jason Bateman is such a good actor that for the first hour and forty minutes he had me convinced that this might be a genuinely complex and interesting film.
But by the finale, I was just sick to my stomach.
The movie is so desperate to justify its own stakes that it crosses a line and executes a twist ending with an absolute dearth of taste. I was literally shouting ‘oh my fucking god’ in horror and disgust at my…
Catch Me If You Can 2002
Perhaps this is a bit of a hot take: I think Leonardo DiCaprio is overall a less impressive actor than the general consensus would assert him to be. Sure, the guy always gives a great performance, but I think that has more to do with the fact that he almost exclusively works with visionary directors telling well-scripted stories than it does his innate acting ability. He’s quite a a ‘showy’ actor, one who really wants you to notice just how…
I mean… what is there really to say?
3 hours and it never drags for even a moment. Impressive in its execution and downright undeniable in its concept. The only real gripes I have are with the low-budget nature of the CGI and that damn frame-cutting technique that they use in every single action scene. However, I can acknowledge that the latter is mostly a personal issue, and that because of the film’s total commitment to its unique style, the wonky…