Max Kaplan

Award-winning high school filmmaker from Dayton, Ohio and lifelong cinephile.

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  • Insomnia

    Insomnia

    ★★★★

    Rewatching this through the lens of how it changed the neo-noir genre makes me appreciate it so much more. Brilliant.

  • The Holy Mountain

    The Holy Mountain

    ★★★★★

    OMG HOLY SHIT

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  • Booksmart

    Booksmart

    ★★★★

    This was amazing. Like Lady Bird meets Superbad. Can’t wait to see it again when it hits theaters.

  • Long Shot

    Long Shot

    ★★★★★

    Ok. So this movie was good, and people won’t complain about my 5 star rating, but some people may not understand. 

    So I’m at the SXSW premiere right? I’m just expecting the 4th world premeire of the week, but this starts differently, they give us $10 drink passes for the concession. Don’t mind if I do. Then I see Seth rogen standing behind me, who gives me a chuckle and moves on.

    Then I see the movie and it fucking…