Tyler Simeone

Tyler Simeone

“most likely to fall asleep during any movie” - my boyfriend
small-fry film writer

Favorite films

  • The Metamorphosis of Birds
  • Mirror
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives
  • The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

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  • You Won't Be Alone

    ★★★★½

  • Swallow the Universe

    ★★★★

  • Our Home

    ★★★★

  • Mobilize

    ★★★½

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  • Mobilize

    Mobilize

    ★★★½

    sundance ‘22 someone really should have told me tanya tagaq was gonna be in this i would have watched it days ago

  • The Cathedral

    The Cathedral

    ★★★

    sundance ‘22 there are some undoubtedly stunning and deeply moving moments of the cathedral, but i struggled to see past its narration, compositional distance, and uncanny valley performances. there’s a certain nostalgia for time, place, and things here that feels quite relatable, but the people who move through it strike as a bit empty. compare to a davies film or to my favorite film ever, vasconcelos’ the metamorphosis of birds, whose equally material focus and comparable narrative structure is elevated with a…

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  • The Exiles

    The Exiles

    ★★½

    sundance '22 highly tenuous relationship to this one. choy is an amazing subject for a documentary, but the film seemed unable to strike a balance between celebrating her as a firebrand artist and focusing her interactions with the tiananmen sq student leaders. form was common, talking head stuff. but most sinister is the film's complete failure to interrogate its own relationship to truth, going so far as to actively participate in american gov't myth-making surrounding the us role in curbing…

  • Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie

    Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie

    ★★★★★

    damn bro i just had dream sex with kaiba ..... 😳