• Trainspotting

    Trainspotting

    ★★★★★

    Fock ye mite

  • Parallel Mothers

    Parallel Mothers

    ★★★½

    Love Almodovar’s style for writing. There’s always an unpredictable twist that threatens to throw everything off the rails

  • The Tragedy of Macbeth

    The Tragedy of Macbeth

    ★★★★

    I hope to be incomprehensibly-cerebral-rambling-in Shakespearean-tongues level smart some day so I can start saying shit like “whence” and “hitherto”

  • Nightmare Alley

    Nightmare Alley

    ★★½

    Just kind of a snooze through most of it

  • Scream

    Scream

    ★★★★

    This bitch just keeps getting set on fire and I’m so grateful for it

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    ★★★

    Very disappointed again with another really hyped up 2021 film. Not saying I hated it, just that it was ok. I love just vibes movies, but this seemed very aimless and had an obvious ending. A lot of the scenes seemed strangely random as if our characters were just jumping from one thing to another on a whim and then hardly acknowledging this change. Also felt this was repetitive in how a love interest would come between the two until…

  • Red Rocket

    Red Rocket

    ★★

    Absolutely the most underwhelming and disappointing movie of 2021 for myself unfortunately. I understand what Sean baker was going for. I’m familiar with stories about irredeemable, self-destructive characters who make selfish decisions for their own benefit and at the expense of everyone around them. It just didn’t work for me. I don’t need to sit through over two hours of a movie to understand that pimps and Mikey-types are bad people that exploit others.

    I also get that the audience…

  • After Life

    After Life

    ★★★★½

    Loved the documentary style approach to this, especially during the making of each members films. It felt like a very candid behind the scenes with its visible jump cuts, reliance on natural light and meditative streams of dialogue.

    This is something I’d like to make some day.

  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    ★★★★★

    One of the greatest long takes ever at the end

  • Y Tu Mamá También

    Y Tu Mamá También

    ★★★★★

    Cuaron is goated 🐐

    It’s about the eternity of fleeting moments and the residual effect of those moments on our lives.

  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★★

    I am so depressed again

  • Fight Club

    Fight Club

    ★★★½

    This movie has just become too much of a doomer meme for average cynical men with main character syndrome

    Just go to therapy