Leo Hoffman

An aspiring movie maker and critic. I will try to make my reviews as consistent as possible.

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  • Some Kind of Bastard

    Some Kind of Bastard

    ★★★½

    I got the impression that this narrative was supposed to be experimental, and I enjoyed it. The “obsession sequence” with the metal detector and the red herring with the soda can under the guy’s legs were really cool parts in particular. I also liked the ending and the questions it raised.
    However, there were some confusing moments that took me out of the story:

    In the beginning, the main character finds his fishing line is tangled. If he’s just sitting…

  • Sherlock: The Six Thatchers

    Sherlock: The Six Thatchers

    ★★★½

    Weakest Sherlock episode so far.

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  • Independence Day

    Independence Day

    ★★★★

    I remembered this as being funny and clever, but then again I watched this before what I call "my cinematic enlightenment," so I'm not surprised its not the 4/4 masterpiece I thought it was. Still, I liked it and I think modern blockbuster (Endgame and Infinity War, cough cough) could learn some lessons from this movie. But yeah, this isn't Emmerich's best work, Midway is better.

  • Half-Life

    Half-Life

    ★★★

    Hearing about a 100 people sing the Friends theme, where the Friends theme is the end song to a serious noir film that I made has got to be the most surreal experience of my life.