Zack

Movie nerd, music nerd. Trying to be a screenwriter. Check out my review blog if you like 😊

Favorite films

  • Eraserhead
  • Videodrome
  • American Psycho
  • First Reformed

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  • Blue Velvet

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  • The Man Who Cheated Himself

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  • Images

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  • Tenebre

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  • Blue Velvet

    Blue Velvet

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    Watched this in a local arthouse theater tonight in celebration of Blue Velvet's 35th anniversary. I first saw this film years ago in college, and while I liked it quite a bit, I don't think I had a real appreciation for what David Lynch so brilliantly concocted. Tonight, though, watching this wild work of art on the big screen was such a great experience, and feel like I've had a rush of new emotions and thoughts and a completely fresh…

  • Images

    Images

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    So, I've finally watched Robert Altman's 1972 psychological horror-esque drama, Images...and to be completely honest, not only did I absolutely love this film, but I found it to be one of the greatest underappreciated/overlooked gems from a major filmmaker I've ever come across. I really believe this is a masterpiece of an extremely high caliber that seems to have close to zero street cred in the film world (sans a couple initial accolades).

    I haven't felt this strongly about defending…

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  • Scanners

    Scanners

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    David Cronenberg is a mad genuis and no one will ever convince me otherwise.

    I think what I love most about Cronenberg movies, and I think it's probably the reason he's always had funding issues, is that they're made with complete conviction and an unwavering vision. No matter how absurd a premise or idea is, David Cronenberg runs it to the finish line, always giving everything he can. And to know that it works the majority of the time commands…

  • A Brighter Summer Day

    A Brighter Summer Day

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    Just finished watching this one, and I honestly think this might be one of the best films I've ever seen.

    I guess I didn't know what to expect, but A Brighter Summer Day was a damn masterpiece of the cinematic form. I'm sure I'll be wowed by Edward Yang's other films, this being my first.

    I feel like it's a little hard to "review" a movie like this, so here are some thoughts I'm having if you care to read:…