Nick πŸŒ’

Nick πŸŒ’

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Movie gets an extra half star if there's a shot of the moon.

Favorite films

  • The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting
  • The Innocents
  • The Wind
  • Kill, Baby... Kill!

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  • Rancho Notorious

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  • In the Mouth of Madness

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  • Titane

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  • The Acrobatic Fly

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  • Rancho Notorious

    Rancho Notorious

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    Lurid, bruising Lang, casting a baleful look at the Western world, always on the verge of tearing down its Technicolor skies. The tawdry trappingsβ€”the title, the terrible ballad, Dietrich's now-decades-old actβ€”somehow only potentiate the cruelty.

  • In the Mouth of Madness

    In the Mouth of Madness

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    Carpenter on the lure of (cosmic) horror and the consolations of chaos: willing the world to turn inside out, wanting a tentacle apocalypse and a lunatic majority.

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  • Crossroad

    Crossroad

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    The cities were full of detail and grotesquery, but there was something about the half-rendered countryside that drew me into endless, third-person motorbike trips. When Solomon, great excavator of the undersides of images, played San Andreas, he charted a course for the heart of the game: the animation of CJ's body at rest.

    The bouquet, left spinning in gale-force winds, is meant to be used as a gift in a romance subplot, a disappointing date simulator. This being GTA, you…

  • The Pumpkin Race

    The Pumpkin Race

    There are few film images more satisfying than giant, self-propelled pumpkins softly bouncing into a manhole.