Robert Franco

Robert Franco Pro

Favorite films

  • Metropolitan
  • The Outfit
  • Titanic
  • Irrational Man

Recent activity

  • Nick Mullen: The Year of the Dragon

  • Elf

  • Eastern Promises


  • The Unmentionables

Pinned reviews

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread


    In an attempt to not repeat what others have already said about this film, I’m just going to address a minor moment that I haven’t really seen or heard other people talk about. 

    There is a key moment in Boogie Nights where Jack Horner, a porno filmmaker, is informed that he must switch from shooting his movies on film to shooting them on video. Horner responds to the news with anger and the spectator (as well Horner himself) gets the…

  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life


    *extended version*

    "you boys are 'bout all i've done in life otherwise i've drawn zilch... you're all I have. you're all I want to have. my sweet boy."

    First, a few new thoughts about the film as a whole (regardless of the cut):

    Last Sunday, while sitting outside a coffee shop doing homework, I was struck by a little boy. The boy was walking with his mom and sister to the BounceU (a trampoline amusement center) directly next door to…

Recent reviews

  • Love Actually

    Love Actually

    well, now the christmas movie mindset has officially begun! might fuck around and watch Ernest Saves Christmas on disney+ as i fall asleep.

  • The Drop

    The Drop

    a family friend (who is a 78 year old jewish man) sent me an email with "The Drop" as the subject. he told me he just rewatched it and still loved it and included a google images link to the poster. so i figured, "oh ya, this is the kind of bozo brain shit i can watch in chunks in bed while i'm falling asleep!" so that's what i did. watched it over 4 or so nights. and guess what:…

Popular reviews

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza


    annoying blue check critics: groovy, soulful, and a little funky!! a love letter to california in the 70s!

    me and the fellas: this is a movie about being a young pimp hustler, snapping necks and cashing checks.

  • Top Gun

    Top Gun

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

    it's pretty messed up that maverick throws goose's dog tags into the ocean. you'd think, i don't know, he'd give them to his fucking son!