R.D. Tomás

23, Argentina. Sometimes I watch movies. In the remaining time, I try to be a law student.

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  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★★½

    Hey, remember when this was supposed to be the story around the writing of Citizen Kane, and not a glorification of socialism? Good times
    Technically sharp, but never quite flies to Fincher's level of genius filmmaking craftsmanship. I ended up wishing he just stayed making Mindhunter instead.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★

    While theaters remain closed in my country (yes, still), I finally caught up with Nolan's new film after its international release - and for once, I have to say I agree with the general critique.

    Tenet is an unecessarily convoluted mess.

    This might be Nolan's worst script. The plot revolves around a most interesting idea, yet it never gets fully intertwined with it, resulting in a movie that feels like a videotaped science class recorded over a lifeless spy thriller,…

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  • Blue Velvet

    Blue Velvet

    ★★★★½

    I watched parts of this a few years ago with my parents (big oof) but didn't finish it for obvious reasons.

    One of the most straightforward films by David Lynch, that never fails to keep his key symbolism; the whole set of elements that makes a Lynch film is here, from what I can gather.

    His ability to turn the spotlight into the beauty of everyday life and routine to contrast the direct, plain, and un-glorified violence is a refreshing…

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★½

    And just like that, Kaufman does it once again.

    There are certain films that resemble that feeling of awkward heaviness and disturbance in your perception of reality some dreams can produce, that latch onto you even after you wake up - and Kaufman's I'm Thinking of Ending Things might be one of the best examples of it.

    Life, death, old age, the absurd, artistic expression, the decay of the mind, stagnant relationships, depression: you name it, this film delivers. I…