Nathan

Might be absent every once in a while but I'm here to stay.

Favorite films

  • To the Wonder
  • The Tree of Life
  • The Thin Red Line
  • Lost in Translation

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  • Skin

    ½

  • Lady Bird

    ★★★

  • First Man

    ★★★★

  • Hold the Dark

    ½

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    The intensity is incredible.
    The atmosphere is extraordinary
    -and the music is top class.

    What a film.

  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    ★★

    Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is both a unique depiction and bold fictional concept which follows a family over the course of 13 years, and the coming of age story of the son, Mason. Although Boyhood is an incredibly accurate depiction of the life of a boy aging through the late 90’s and early second millennium (this I know from firsthand experience) it lacks emotional connection and relies too heavily on the audience relating to the story rather than experiencing it with…

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  • Never Let Me Go

    Never Let Me Go

    ★★★

    Was I the only one to wonder why they didn't just run away?

  • A Page of Madness

    A Page of Madness

    ★★★★★

    This was my essay on Kurutta ippêji (A Page of Madness) for my Film History & Crit class. I left the in text citations in.

    Thanks to Adam Cook for the recommendation.

    Although Japan’s cultural and artistic history is already considered astronomical and reputable, some early works were never discovered because of World War 2 and the destruction it had on Japanese art. However, out of the destruction there were a few films which had survived the monstrosity and calamity the…