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  • Closer

    Closer

    ★★★½

    First movie after the end of Game of Thrones, I was just thinking about the ending throughout most of the movie but what I did pick up was good.

  • Watchmen

    Watchmen

    ★★★★½

    So I want to first talk about Watchmen's soundtrack which has been really influential to me as a filmmaker. I discovered The Times they are a changin and Unforgettable because of this film and both songs were used as major parts of films I've made so it was an awesome feeling to hear both those songs back to back.

    And yea I love the movie as well. Snyder's visual style is incredible, he is a great director no matter what…

  • The Boxer

    The Boxer

    ★★★

    Jim Sheridan is overrated.

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum

    ★★★★

    Although the story isn't quite as focused and the emotional investment is somewhat lacking, John Wick 3 is an awesome film with some of the most creative and masterfully crafted action sequences I've seen. Every single department of the film seems to be firing on all cylinders which at times makes for a bit of an overwhelming experience but to see Reeves and Stahelski's partnership continue to work so well was enough to overlook some of those flaws.

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2

    ★★★★

    Chapter 2 is living proof that if you make a good first film then people just want more. No set ups, no cinematic universe, just good old fashioned storytelling can also be turned into a multi million dollar franchise. That is inspiring.

    As for the film itself, just wow. The action just iconic and almost feels like it's own thing. I've heard lots of people in the internet describe stuff as "John Wick style", so the iconic nature of the…

  • John Wick

    John Wick

    ★★★★½

    So I saw John Wick early 2015 back when no one really knew about it and was kind of blown away. I didn't really know what it was but I knew there was something special about it only to realize I liked it because I could actually see the action.

    Stahelski and Leitch are heavily responsible for changing action filmmaking in this decade. Not only is their style of action iconic but what separates the Wick films from others is…

  • Jurassic World

    Jurassic World

    ★★★½

    I know this film gets a lot of hate but I really enjoy it. The world building was awesome and I've always wanted to see the park actually function (maybe because I played operation genesis growing up), the film also features some of the most believable product placement I've seen. The action is done well enough, the visuals not too bland and the score is always a win.

  • Marathon Man

    Marathon Man

    ★★★½

    Marathon man fits into a large set of films made from around 1975 to 1985 that have this exact kind of tone and look. I mean seriously, they all look the same, the first other one I can think of is Midnight Express and all these films are good but fuck me do they become indistinguishable.

  • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    The Man Who Knew Too Much

    ★★★★

    It's rather rare that a Hitchcock film goes to more than a few interior locations so I was pleasantly surprised by this film, it also has a more simple premise than his usual stories which was a nice change of pace.

  • On the Road

    On the Road

    ★★

    What a pile of shit. This movie has way too many sex scenes for any story to happen and when it does it's all so pretentious and self indulgent. Just when I thought it couldn't get any worse they bring in Amy Adams and Viggo Mortensen just to waste the times of actors who could be doing much better stuff.

  • Wings of Desire

    Wings of Desire

    ★★★★

    I've said many times and I'll say it again, one of my favourite sub genres is the "fantasy seamlessly blended into reality" genre so this film instantly hooked me. Wender's unique style of directing also helps to make it feel like something quite special. After watching Paris, Texas I also saw that Wenders has a very unique control of tone which really helped this film because they can sometimes either feel too overly emotional or very cold but Wings of Desire had that really nice balance.

  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

    ★★★½

    For a John Ford directed movie with John Wayne and James Stewart I must say I was a bit underwhelmed by the slow pace, the lack of adventure and an unnecessarily complicated plot. Still good though