Jen

never in the right mood to watch a movie

Favorite films

  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • The Handmaiden
  • Little Miss Sunshine
  • Punch-Drunk Love

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  • Juliet, Naked

    ★★★★

  • No Country for Old Men

    ★★★★

  • The 40 Year Old Virgin

    ★★★

  • Night Train to Lisbon

    ★★★

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  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

    The Trial of the Chicago 7

    ★★★★½

    Studying protest history can be infuriating, because more than anything, it is about uncovering the myriad ways its vanguards were misconstructed by factions of power. Hell, federal MPs would even diabolise the anti-Vietnam War protesters for 'pack raping' the very democracy they fought for. This movie perfectly captures the burgeoning protest fervour of the Sixties. Importantly, it captures how the government abused this activism to construct a straw man that bears the entire responsibility for the contextual turbulence. The sharp editing…

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

    ★★★½

    Harry Potter and the year of teenage angst and romance... I’m here for it! Except Harry & Ginny have the chemistry of two breadsticks and the film needed more of Luna Lovegood in a lion headdress. Oh Draco, oh Draco! :(