Aaron

Just some dude from Hawaii who loves film
My ratings are based on enjoyment

Favorite films

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Come and See
  • Scorpio Rising
  • Hellraiser

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  • Venus in Furs

    ★★½

  • Tilbury

    ★★★

  • Los Angeles

    ★★

  • Road Head

    ★★★½

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  • Venus in Furs

    Venus in Furs

    ★★½

    A jazzy erotic thriller about a musician who develops an obsession with a woman who may or may not be a ghost. I’m sure there’s some poetic statement about letting go of the past or something like that, but like a lot of the Jess Franco movies I’ve seen it requires patience that I just don’t have. Extra half star for the fact that it’s very stylish; it’s definitely got a “vibe” at the very least.

  • Tilbury

    Tilbury

    ★★★

    What… the… fuck.

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  • Grizzly

    Grizzly

    ★★★

    I don’t know if I’d call this a “nature run amok” movie because it’s literally just a grizzly doing grizzly shit, but it’s definitely a very typical killer animal movie in the spirit of Jaws, which came out a year before this. I found this to be pretty boring when the grizzly wasn’t tearing people to shreds. The sporadic violent moments that we do get, though, are fun and hilariously gory, and I love that everyone is fair game: men, women, AND children.

  • True Story

    True Story

    ★★★★

    This required some big suspensions of disbelief at certain points, but besides that I really enjoyed this limited series and found it to be an effective crime thriller. It’s a quick watch with most of the episodes clocking in around 30 minutes, and I thought Kevin Hart and especially Wesley Snipes were great. I don’t go out of my way to watch anything Hart is in so this was a bit of a revelation for me as far as seeing him in a dramatic role. Theo Rossi is also quite good in a small but important role.