Ephram_Oliver

Ephram_Oliver

i want to be great or nothing. 17. he/him. it's pronounced eff-rum. objectivity is bullshit.

Favorite films

  • Before Sunset
  • Little Women
  • Titanic
  • Singin' in the Rain

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  • The Holiday

    ★★★★½

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    ★★★★★

  • All That Jazz

    ★★★★½

  • Company

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  • The Holiday

    The Holiday

    ★★★★½

    "I like corny. I'm looking for corny in all my life."

    Uhhh this was fucking wonderful? Simultaneously a great Christmas movies, a great romance, and a tribute to cinema's past??? Some may rightfully accuse this of being too Hallmark-y and corny, but I think the depth of character on display here and the casting of traditionally comedic actors helps alleviate that tone and prevent it from becoming too Hallmark-y, at least for me. Also, Hans Zimmer's score goes unnecessarily hard. Definitely going to be putting this on repeat over the holidays.

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back

    ★★★★★

    This has brought such an explosion of joy into my life that it's hard to explain. It's literally just 9 hours of dudes vibing and playing music, and it's more moving and exciting (and funny!) than anything else I've seen this year. Listing my favorite moments would take too long, but basically any interaction between John and Paul had me dying, and of course, the rooftop concert is transcendent cinema. I know some people have reservations about the restoration techniques,…

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  • In the Heights

    In the Heights

    ★★★★

    A lot of you are going to hate this...but I loved it. Saw this in a freakin' theater. Back to the movies, baby!!!

  • F9

    F9

    ★★★★½

    Road to F9 - One Last Ride

    Leans a bit too hard into self-awareness at some parts (the "Star Wars" exchange) and isn't the best-looking (everything outside of Tokyo looks a bit flat), but other than that, this was a total blast. Had a big, dumb grin on my face the entire time from the moment the screen lit up. Easily some of the most impressive, absurd, and creative action setpieces in any movie to date and a surprising amount…