Matt Patches

Deputy Editor of Polygon. Cohost of the Fighting in the War Room podcast. Son of The Mask.

Favorite films

  • Caché
  • Groundhog Day
  • The Iron Giant
  • Kill List

Recent activity

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  • She Said

    ★★★

  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    ★★★

  • Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

    ★★★½

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

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  • She Said

    She Said

    ★★★

    What pushing publish is like, even for stupid shit

  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    All Quiet on the Western Front

    ★★★

    Every war film is an anti-war film… every war film is pro-war film… every war film starting to feel like a Another War Film

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  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water

    ★★★★½

    HFR stands for hell fuckin’ right

  • The Woman King

    The Woman King

    ★★★★

    Deals with slavery and brutal murder but also embraces Disney movie emotional logic? I got swept up with this one.