Ben Wilson

He/Him, Bi, massive DC/Star Wars/James Bond fan.

Favorite films

  • Blue Velvet
  • Rear Window
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Big Lebowski

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  • The Simpsons in Plusaversary

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★½

  • The Wicker Man

    ★★★★½

  • Thief

    ★★★★½

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  • The Simpsons in Plusaversary

    The Simpsons in Plusaversary

    This was nothing but a empty advertisement for Disney to say "hey look how much stuff we have!".

    There's nothing here.

  • The Wicker Man

    The Wicker Man

    ★★★★½

    It's taken me so long to get around to watching this film. I've always heard about it, frequently when discussing the greatest horror films of all time.

    I remember saying to a couple of friends that the sub genre of "folk horror" is a genre I have missed out on. However looking at the genre this and Ari Aster's Midsommar are the only two well known films of the sub genre. If anything, it shows this films impact and popularity.…

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  • Rope

    Rope

    ★★★★★

    This film is always my go to example of "simple but effective" filmmaking. The master of suspense is at his best in this film.

    Hitchcock's technique of showing the element of tension first keeps me on edge on every re-watch. On my first viewing I was on the edge of my seat, even at 80 minutes you really feel the length, I mean that in a very good way.

    I've always loved how this film is built out of long…

  • Peeping Tom

    Peeping Tom

    ★★★★½

    I've seen a lot of horror films, only two come to mind when I think about films that truly scared me and got under my skin, the two being The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Black Christmas.

    After watching Peeping Tom, I would like to add a third.