Jack Barry

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When I’m fortunate enough to absorb a movie, that’s a good night or day. Cheers, fellow movie-lover.

Favorite films

  • Apocalypse Now
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Persona
  • Yi Yi

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  • Dune: Part Two

    ★★★★

  • Dune

    ★★★★½

  • Bob Marley: One Love

    ★★★★

  • The Lighthouse

    ★★★★★

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  • Dune: Part Two

    Dune: Part Two

    ★★★★

    Went to the theater and let this movie wash over me last night. I definitely have thoughts on it. Still developing. My review after my next viewing will perhaps be more expansive. Please let it suffice to say for now that you should see this in the Biggest Loudest Most Crowded Theater Possible.

    Hell Yeah.

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★½

    “Desert Power.”

    Just rewatched “DUNE, Part One” RIGHT BEFORE going to see “DUNE, Part Two”. Like a Boss.

    Jibber in my pocket, fresh cup o’ coffee. ‘Bout to GET DOWN with this shit. Wish Me Luck.

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  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    ★★★★★

    Erotic. Neurotic. Quixotic. Epic. Sensual. Personal. National. Wandering. Wistful. Willful. Philosophical. Melancholy. Profound. Passionate. Intimate. Tragic. Romantic. Idealistic. Doomed. Enchanted. An Embarrassment of Adjectives.

    This is one of my favorite flicks. A love-story lived in the the shadow of the closing Iron-Curtain. 

    There’s much I could say here about it, but I’m tired now. I hope this isn’t what our future looks like here.

    I’ve probably written a lot of better things than this, but rarely have I ever seen…

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    ★★★★★

    End-of-the-world (dis)comfort-food. A quick hit of absurdity on the grandest scale.

    I threw this in with the Spanish-dub ‘cause I’m tryna pick up the language, but I had to go back after and re-play all the war-room scenes following the appearance of Dr. Strangelove himself, because even though the Spanish voice-actor sounded OK, nobody can come close to How Hilariously Great Peter Sellers is in that role. (He rocks three different roles, of course, but as the Doctor, he’s just…