Jack Henderson

Jack Henderson

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A movie lover trying to expand my horizons and document the journey πŸ’«

Favorite films

  • Moonlight
  • Clueless
  • Under the Skin
  • The Wizard of Oz

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  • A Hero

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  • Scream

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  • Nightmare Alley

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  • Nightmare Alley

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  • The King's Daughter

    The King's Daughter

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    A little disappointed to find that the main reason this was shelved for probably that they accidentally made a film that appeals exclusively to under-8s when they clearly intended to make a teen film.

    I was hoping it would be way weirder than that.

  • People on Sunday

    People on Sunday

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    A luxurious experiment in documenting real life. A "film with no actors" but a very summery vibe that made it a joy to watch. Definitely something I can imagine rewatching to see the sights of Germany.

    (Context? What context? Look over there!)

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  • The Pied Piper

    The Pied Piper

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    A Salvador Dali-inflected surrealist nightmare, this stop motion-animated feature with no dialogue makes a big impression thanks to its keen eye for detail and beautiful hand-crafted animation.

    The Pied Piper is a traditional story that everyone knows but I don't think it has ever been told with such a clear vision of its setting, tone and visual aesthetic.

    In some senses this is an ugly movie, but it finds beauty in ugly brutalism. This is a film that couldn't have been made in any other era, with its obvious debt to Eastern European Communist-era aesthetics.

    A must watch for the once-in-a-lifetime unique animation.

  • The Legend of Paul and Paula

    The Legend of Paul and Paula

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    I had a problem with the speed of the subtitles while watching this. Total amount I had to hasten them by the end: 242000ms aka 4m 2s πŸ˜…

    This is a late catch-up watch for Collab film club (sorry guys, I had COVID and wanted to wait till I could appreciate our watch!) so I've had the chance to read everyone's reviews already. I was surprised to see so many people say they appreciated the importance of the film but…