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“Nobody Knows Anything” - William Goldman

Favorite films

  • The Master
  • Network
  • GoodFellas
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

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  • Confess, Fletch

    ★★★

  • Phantom Thread

    ★★★★

  • Two for the Money

    ★★½

  • Enter the Void

    ★★★★

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  • Confess, Fletch

    Confess, Fletch

    ★★★

    Barring a revival of Mad Men set in the 80s, this sort of stuff is probably the best option for Jon Hamm-led vehicles going forward…nothing exceptional, but still an overall decent time.

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★

    Part of me thinks PTA based this on Al and Peggy Bundy’s relationship from Married with Children. 

    In all seriousness tho, this movie has a ton going for it: brilliantly shot, amazing soundtrack that’s eloquently woven in throughout the film, and those intense off-kilter performances you come to expect from PTA movies in the form of DDL and Leslie Manville’s character. 

    However, I think there is a major flaw to this movie and it’s the Alma character. People will vehemently…

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  • Two for the Money

    Two for the Money

    ★★½

    I gotta keep real with you, Letterboxd. This may be the movie I’ve seen the most from 2005. I love it for me, I love it for all of you, and I especially love it as a capsule of peak-2000s Pacino (“I’M GAMBLIN AGAIN!!”).

  • Enter the Void

    Enter the Void

    ★★★★

    I think the last five minutes of this can officially replace whatever they show middle school kids in sex-ed class. 

    Honestly don’t know how to describe my feelings about this film. There were definitely moments (mainly all the winamp-like visual sequences) where I was in heaven, as I’m a sucker for any transcendent visuals that overstimulate the senses. But then other times, like the constant back and forth overheads, where I was fed up and ready for the movie to end. So in short, the best way I can describe this film is partially brilliant and partially overweight and tedious.

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  • Glengarry Glen Ross

    Glengarry Glen Ross

    ★★★★

    The one Sorkin probably wishes he wrote

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Meh.

    Highlights:
    - Zoë Kravitz
    - The score…it really feels like another character in the movie at times
    - That weird warped lense Reeves was using throughout the movie to phase out the surroundings in a shot
    - Zodiac killer-esque mystery 
    - Pattinson. He understood the assignment. *Maybe* the best pure Batman. 
    - Jeffrey Wright’s Gordon, who is neck-and-neck with Oldman’s version

    Lowlights:
    - Sort of a wasted end result for the Riddler, where ultimately he’s just this QAnon-type loser…