dixon

i’ll give five stars to whatever, I don’t care

Favorite films

  • Jigoku
  • RoboCop
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • The Twentieth Century

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  • Baskin

    ★★★★

  • Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants

    ★★★★★

  • The Wolf of Snow Hollow

    ★★★½

  • Dune

    ★★★

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  • Baskin

    Baskin

    ★★★★

    feel weird about this movie. not at all sure what we’re meant to be taking from it, or if we’re meant to be taking something from it at all. baskin (for me at least) sits so inscrutably at the intersection of “these guys have a lot of ideas and history they’re trying to convey through this movie” and “these guys have absolutely nothing except for a bunch of ways for gross, goopy shit to get put on screen” and it…

  • Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants

    Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants

    ★★★★★

    took me a while to realize who his 52 assistants were, until I realized they’re his deck of cards

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  • Malignant

    Malignant

    ★★★★★

    look what the fuck do you want from me. i had a very good time watching this movie so five stars, sure. not everything has to be El Topo. i can give five stars to any movie i want, this doesn’t mean anything. i’ve given fewer stars to movies I like more. i don’t give a shit. what are you gonna do, fire me? you gonna find me on LinkedIn? I haven’t even seen el topo, don’t know what it’s about

  • The 'Burbs

    The 'Burbs

    ★★★★

    really wish tom hanks did more roles like this. he’s a revelation in the burbs; easily my favorite performance of his. capsizing his inherent mom’s Apple pie “aw-shucks” vibe and revealing its paranoid, xenophobic underbelly. he’s a uniquely American monster; unmoored from his job— of his own volition!— he immediately descends into a frothing-mouthed paranoia that’s less conspiratorial than it is simply petty. his neighbor must be some kind of psychotic monster because after all, he behaves in a way…