Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • A Gentle Breeze in the Village
  • A New Leaf
  • The New World

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  • Old

    ★★★★

  • The Night Of

    ★★★★★

  • Cry Macho

    ★★½

  • Escape From Alcatraz

    ★★★★

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  • Old

    Old

    ★★★★

    It is certainly the most active Shyamalan's camera work has ever been, which is perfectly utilized for the conceptual real time linear approach of the film to juxtapose how time moves differently via what the camera tracks and what the characters themselves are approaching. This lends to one of the best sequences of the year involving a pregnancy as it is just absolute insanity to witness. In many ways, this feels like Shyamalan's modern retelling of The Happening where the…

  • The Night Of

    The Night Of

    ★★★★★

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

    “We’ve got more on the kid”

    An extremely detailed examination of morality vs law, the prison industrial complex, racism, and how they all intersect in this particular story. What I love most is how easily elements here could’ve been hammed up from the social justice themes or the portrayal of the good and bad characters but are kept honest. An example I find most remarkable is how Naz sent a kid previously to the hospital due to anger at the…

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  • Leaving Neverland

    Leaving Neverland

    A “documentary” that features no facts. Just people exploiting the “MeToo” movement and detailing out accusations via stories that they likely have been working on for decades since MJ's death. Without any insight into MJ beyond a character attack, this would be awful enough. But the fact that the co-creators had previously testified that MJ never abused them, and even wrote many years later a memoir about how amazing a person MJ was in their lives, just makes this become…

  • Before Sunrise

    Before Sunrise

    "White people talking about psuedo philosophical bullshit for 2 hours is so riveting and mind blowing"

    This is like Anne Hathaway's love speech in Interstellar extended to 2 hours with another person trying really fucking hard to hold a conversation with her so he can smash.