David has written 4 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ during 2020.

  • Inception

    Inception

    ★★★★★

    Easily one of my favorite movies of all time. It gets better and better everytime I watch it. Sometimes I even consider this to be superior to The Dark Knight. I really don't have any flaws with the film. It's practically perfect, and like any good dream, I don't want it to end.

    Rating: A+

  • A Monster Calls

    A Monster Calls

    ★★★★★

    "You believe comforting lies while knowing full well the painful truth that make those lies necessary."

    A Monster Calls is a masterpiece, and an absolute powerhouse of a film. This title may suggest that this film is a CGI fest of a monster haunting a little boy. In reality though, it's more about a monster healing a little boy from the harsh realities of his life. Director J.A. Bayona brilliantly paints this work of art in such a way that…

  • War for the Planet of the Apes

    War for the Planet of the Apes

    ★★★★★

    War For the Planet of the Apes is a nearly perfect film. Very rarely do I see a final film in a trilogy not only manage to be a great film in of itself, but quite possibly be better than the two (great) films that preceded it. As far as character development goes, this film makes Caesar one of the most complex and well developed characters to ever exist and the way writer/director Matt Reeves manages to succeed in making…

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    Update: This is my fourth viewing of the film and I don't know how, but it gets better and better every time. I seriously can't think of one line, one shot, one scene, one single moment that should have been removed or done differently. This movie takes so many risks and juggles so many different tones and plot threads, but somehow manages to do justice to every single one. This movie still floors me and is easily one of the…