Favorite films

  • Enemy
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Memento
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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  • The Big Chill

    ★★★

  • Dug Days

  • Heat

    ★★★★½

  • A Horse from Heaven

    ½

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  • The Big Chill

    The Big Chill

    ★★★

    I’m not saying it needed more plot; I was in the mood for a dialogue-heavy movie. Problem is, a) the dialogue didn’t grip me, and b) it did nothing with the kick-off that united the characters. Those tenets are pretty much required for a plotless movie. 

    There was a considerable amount of establishing for the characters to spend such little time grieving. It almost became a joke, the characters self-acknowledging changing the subject whenever Alex’s name arose in conversation. Suddenly…

  • Heat

    Heat

    ★★★★½

    That scene where Pacino and De Niro meet face to face was *chef’s kiss*, but in terms of crime movies with Heat in the title where the two main characters bond in a restaurant, it still has nothing on Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy’s bar scene in The Heat (2013).

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  • Friends with Benefits

    Friends with Benefits

    ★★★

    Emma Stone has less than 10 lines in this movie and 5 of them are:

    Here’s an idea, next time instead of being late just shit on my face because it’s kind of the same idea as missing ‘Your Body is a Wonderland’

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    Maybe you should care a little bit less about work and a little bit more about the girl you're dating because last time I checked work doesn't reassure you that liking a finger up your ass…

  • Friends: The Reunion

    Friends: The Reunion

    I once heard Matt LeBlanc talking about the show’s impact. He was sharing some of the things fans have said to him over the years, and one of the anecdotes has always stuck with me. The fan had said/wrote to the cast something to the effect of;

    I moved away to a different country for university. I didn’t have any friends there, you guys were my friends. I never ended up making many friends there, so I didn’t have anyone…