Morgan Leigh Davies

Morgan Leigh Davies

Writer person, podcasting at www.overinvestedpocast.com. Oscar junkie.

Favorite films

  • The Thin Red Line
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Holiday
  • The Piano

Recent activity

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  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints

    ★★★½

  • The Men

    ★★★★

  • Crossfire

    ★★★½

  • Odds Against Tomorrow

    ★★★★

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  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints

    Ain't Them Bodies Saints

    ★★★½

    Subpar script elevated by stellar below-the-line work. I'm always agnostic on Rooney Mara but I liked her well enough in this and thought Foster was great (as always)—not sure Affleck was the right choice, or maybe the issues with his character came more from script. He's kind of doing a not-quite-as-weird-Robert-Ford thing in this which is not appealing, and at certain times in the movie that seems intentional, but at other times the doomed romance aspect is played up a…

  • Raw

    Raw

    ★★★½

    Well I can't say I enjoyed this but it was certainly an experience

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  • Happiest Season

    Happiest Season

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Just a huge fucking mess. I have so many questions. Why are these people dating? Does Mackenzie Davis' character have a personality beyond "being an asshole"? Why include the weird nonsense about Kristen Stewart asking her dad for her hand in marriage (gross!) if it's not going to be relevant to the movie? Why in god's name does Kristen Stewart not end up with Aubrey Plaza, who at least gets to tell a few jokes and with whom she has…

  • First Cow

    First Cow

    ★★★★½

    When Cookie tells the first cow he's sorry her husband died... that's cinéma, baybee