Joshua.

Everything is subjective but I'm right.

Favorite films

  • Pastoral: To Die in the Country
  • Pitfall
  • The Killing of a Chinese Bookie
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

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  • The Father

    ★★★½

  • Night of the Demon

  • Licorice Pizza

    ★★★★

  • After Life

    ★★★★★

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  • The Father

    The Father

    ★★★½

    You know that feeling when you assume an experience is so particular to you, and then you see it so perfectly depicted that you suddenly feel less alone? You realise all your experiences, no matter how terrible or how particular, someone else, many someones even, have felt them too, lived them too. And it's a relief to share the burden but also heartbreaking to think of others feeling what you thought they were perhaps in some way safe from. I…

  • Night of the Demon

    Night of the Demon

    4 stars off for brown face.

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  • Beyond

    Beyond

    ★★★★★

    This film is still one of the purest distillations of my personal aesthetic that exists.

    The kids having their childhood magic literally exterminated by external adult forces beyond their control. Amazing. Just perfect. I think it's my favourite thing from the entire Matrix canon.

    I still hold it and Morimoto in very high regard. Amazed you bozos don't too.

  • Interview with a Cannibal

    Interview with a Cannibal

    ★½

    Towards the end of the interview he speaks about surviving off money made from media appearances more exploitative than this one, however, this film uses clips from those films in the same voyeuristic and exploitative ways.

    This really doesn't feel too far removed from those works, either in content or intent. Knowing he was paid for this appearance really makes me wonder about where Vice is investing their money.