Daniel PG Simpson

Daniel PG Simpson

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Known on Youtube as Eyebrow Cinema. I like movies and Heavy Metal.

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  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born

    ★★★★

    Still an incredibly well-crafted movie that is so clearly and universally likable it's become bizarrely underrated. People are so quick to admit the film's strengths that we sort of take it for granted. Hell, I'm probably taking it for granted only giving it four stars despite it's exceptional skill as both a work of filmmaking, as an adult drama with wide appeal, and as the best version of a story that's been told on film four times. On that last…

  • Modern Romance

    Modern Romance

    ★★★½

    I still liked this a lot, but it was the first Albert Brooks directed movie I've seen that was less than great. It's clear Brooks was interested in exploring a dysfunctional relationship and I think he might have succeeded a little too well. His protagonist's behaviour is just so annoying and self-destructive that I can't imagine why anyone would stay with him. That's a big problem when you consider the core of this movie is how its neurotic leads inevitably…

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  • Inception

    Inception

    ★★★★★

    I've never really understood the people who hate on Inception. This is a truly awesome movie that thrills in a veriety of ways. The very concept is enticing enough, but Nolan's intricate creation and exploration of the idea is what makes things great. This is a fully fleshed out idea that has depth and intricacy, and to see Nolan do so many creative things with such a fresh science-fiction concept is really a treat. Additionally, I really like all of…

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    ★★★★★

    I didn't mean to follow up Inception with another science-fiction film involving entering the human mind, but this is the film my brother wanted to watch. Like Inception, one of the great pleasures of Eternal Sunshine is the details of the process. The idea of a company who specializes in erasing painful memories is brilliant and Charlie Kaufman fleshes out the idea with so many interesting details of the deed is carried out. Kaufman also creates some very human, multi-faceted…