TheoFIF

Contributor @theedgesusu
Contributor @indiependent
Film Masters @uniofsouthampton

Favorite films

  • The Italian Job
  • Don't Look Now
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

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  • Knock at the Cabin

    ★★★

  • To Leslie

    ★★★

  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

    ★★★★½

  • The Fabelmans

    ★★★★★

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  • Knock at the Cabin

    Knock at the Cabin

    ★★★

    Shyamalan’s third adaptation of his career is a slow burn chiller that carefully builds into a provocative if not predictable climax. I don’t have much else to comment because this is fairly neat stuff and undoubtedly its biblical allegory combined with some light commentary regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and misinformation in the 21st century offers enough thematic discussions in bars and pubs.

    That said, I don’t know why Shyamalan decided to change the ending because it sadly wheels in the…

  • All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

    All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

    ★★★★½

    A really exceptional film. So many ideas flooding through my head after this vibrant but solemn documentary about Nan Goldin, someone whom I was familiar by name but unidentifiable by her artistic and activist work. For a film about neglect on personal and systemic levels, it’s a remarkable feat in how Poitras and Goldin weaves her own life and her battle against the Sackler family with P.A.I.N into a cohesive whole.

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  • The Simpsons: The Good, the Bart, and the Loki

    The Simpsons: The Good, the Bart, and the Loki

    Urggghhhh. What is the point of this short? Seriously, what is the point? Other than seeing a Marvel-Simpsons crossover, there is no joke. It’s like watching a massive PR campaign without the PR. Please, just fuck off with these shorts!

  • TÁR

    TÁR

    ★★★★

    It’s so good to see Todd Field back directing after 15 years away from the limelight, such a talent and it shows again with TÁR. As someone who has played in wind bands and orchestras for the last ten years, I loved how the film depicts the classical world in its arrogance, narcissism and how conductors casually abuse their power. Cate Blanchett is excellent and her conducting is surprisingly impressive (although performing running moves at the start of Mov.2 in…