Jimmy Jones

Pain is temporary. Film is forever.

Favorite films

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Pierrot le Fou
  • Alien

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    ★★½

  • Don't Look Now

    ★★★

  • Red Beard

    ★★★

  • The Burmese Harp

    ★★★★

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  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Sadly, the one word that dominates is "recycled." 95% recycled.

  • Don't Look Now

    Don't Look Now

    After "The Man Who Fell To Earth," this is my second Nicolas Roeg film, and one I've been wanting to see for a long time. I finally found a Criterion copy and was able to experience it, and amongst all of its strong visuals, interesting cutting, and slight ambiguity, I was a little underwhelmed. The opening scene of death is very powerful and unsettling, and I appreciated the commonplace nature of that weird love scene... in fact, I was really…

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  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    ★★★★½

    This unusually slow and detached historical epic is masterful and often quite beautiful, but after two viewings, it still has a lot of growing to do on me. Like most Kubrick movies, it requires a lot of viewings to dig into. It is strange how much time the director tries to get us to feel for and see the world through the eyes of Barry, only to directly tell us that he is an insignificant person who had no real…

  • Fluke

    Fluke

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

    Extremely creepy Hindu movie about a dead father who reincarnates as a dog and comes back to protect his family. It's a little comedic, but overall just really creepy and unsettling. Should not be marketed as a family film. Oh, and when the dogs die, they become squirrels. That's the next step.