Favorite films

  • The Incredibles
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • Lady Bird

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  • Don't Look Up

    ★★½

  • The Social Network

    ★★★★½

  • The Santa Clause

  • Nightmare Alley

    ★★★½

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  • Don't Look Up

    Don't Look Up

    ★★½

    Makes its point in the first twenty minutes and then beats it the fuck to death for the next two hours. Truly becomes a chore to sit through, although I'd say a good 20% of the humor hits for me, so that's a plus! (The rest is painfully Gen X) 

    Wastes nearly every actor it employs, which is a shame for a project whose main appeal is its star-studded cast. My favorite part is when the thing finally happens that you know is going to happen two hours before it actually happens. 

    Blegh!

  • The Social Network

    The Social Network

    ★★★★½

    This film is a living testament to the fact that the people who are The Best at what they do can be seen as such because they "make it look easy" 

    Just incredible, incredible filmmaking that sinks its teeth into you in a way that feels so effortless. Slick, biting, and compulsively entertaining until its last seconds. Really, really, REALLY excellent.

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  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★½

    "If you had boobs I wouldn't touch them either"

    This was the best way to start my week. Above anything else, Lady Bird is something that always inspires me to be a filmmaker. I think it boils down to its screenplay, which is nothing short of miraculous. On paper, this movie sounds un-special, especially considering the innovations in the coming-of-age genre. What makes this stand out though is that Gerwig has the incredible talent of making her characters feel truly real. She…

  • Palm Springs

    Palm Springs

    ★★★★

    Yeah, I absolutely loved this. It's so funny, and so inventive, and so well-crafted. Everything about this warmed up my cold bitter heart and made me want to fall in love. My favorite film of 2020 until further notice!!!