Favorite films

  • The Graduate
  • In the Mood for Love
  • Amadeus
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

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  • Predator

    ★★★★

  • Return of the Jedi

    ★★★★

  • Dune

    ★★★★½

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★★

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  • Predator

    Predator

    ★★★★

    Predator is one of those films that I've always had fun with. Not just because it is a film that at times is overly HYPERMASCULINE as fuck, but also because it is genuinely fun to watch. However, one thing that made me enjoy this film even more was some years ago when someone I studied with waxed poetic about how this film was the definitive portrayal of "survival of the fittest". That might have been utter bullshit back then, but…

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★½

    What a film to pick for my return to the cinema. Yes, my first trip to big screen post-lockdown is for Denis Villeneuve's Dune. I honestly did not know what to expect from this, since I have only been familiar with the franchise thanks to the various video games using the Dune license, as well as David Lynch's 1984 adaptation of Frank Herbert's science fiction classic. What I didn't expect, though, was that this film was surprisingly excellent for what…

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  • The Graduate

    The Graduate

    ★★★★★

    My Top 100 Favorite Films - #1


    More than a year and a half on Letterboxd, and now with my 200th review. This shouldn't be something to celebrate, as others might have written an amount of reviews that dwarfs mine in that same time span, but I just can't resist honoring my own ego. Maybe I just like being an asshole ;)


    Is The Graduate the most technically impressive film ever made? Is it the film with the deepest subject…

  • Manchester by the Sea

    Manchester by the Sea

    ★★★★★

    My Top 100 Favorite Films - #23


    After his brother Joe's (Kyle Chandler) death, Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck), a janitor living in Boston, becomes the legal guardian of Joe's son Patrick, which forces Lee to temporarily move from Boston to Manchester-by-the-Sea, a town that still carries haunting memories of a tragic past for Lee. Written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea is a film that deals with grief, the isolation it can cause, and the absurdities of…