DurgeChamp

DurgeChamp

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Scrappy Doo has been found dead in Miami.

Favorite films

  • Memento
  • Magnolia
  • Eraserhead
  • The Holy Mountain

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  • Time Bandits

    ★★½

  • The Lawnmower Man

    ★½

  • Extra Ordinary

    ★★★

  • Nightmare Alley

    ★★★½

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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    ★★★★½

    10th Best Film of the Decade

    A galvanizing message against institutionalization.  Though some choose the bonds willingly, and some are forced into submission by the system, crushing oppression suppresses the pursuit of happiness under the guise of safety. Free thinking is marginalized, medicated and stamped out by “superiors” who determine the ever shifting guidelines of acceptable behavior and deviancy.  The domineering control of the administration can be misconstrued as friendly protection, until you focus on their actions instead of their…

  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★★

    PTA's 2nd Best Film

    7th Best Film of the Decade

    Film of the Year

    I don’t feel a need to expound at length about the lessons of extreme individuality and the fruits that it bears. PTA did an overwhelmingly precise job in depicting the essence of envy, so much so that I don’t feel a need to add. Rather, I found myself meditating on the larger concept of God v.s. Money, and the complicated relationship between the two.

    Daniel’s son is…

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  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★

    2021 Ranked

    An exceptional job of translating the source material in a way that makes it easier to understand as a modern audience without betraying the source material. Pregnant pauses punctuate the happenings in the journey, though some of the aimless wandering feels a bit gratuitous and unnecessary. The added ambiguity of certain moments lends itself to further consideration as well. I fear though that I am as utterly confused as I was when I first read the tale in…

  • Cruella

    Cruella

    ★★★½

    2021 Ranked

    You: so let me get this straight, you think that the Disney villain origin movies are fun?

    Me: I do, and I’m tired of pretending they’re not.