Ultimate Letterboxd goal: watch 1000/1001 "Films to See Before You Die," then die
The Big Lebowski, April 29 2021, 4.5/5 stars
Comedically, this is every inch a classic. I didn't think it would by my "type" of humor, but it turns out any subtype of the Coen comedy can be hilarious. This is a movie with what have been proven to be truly immortal conversations and one-liners. The writing is such a strength, and yet (somehow) the wordless door barring bit was just about the funniest thing I've ever seen. Worth noting that…
Wonder Woman 1984, 0.5/5 stars
For a couple of months now, I've been debating whether I gave Wonder Woman 1984 a half-star rating for legitimate reasons, or if the choice was tainted by “impure” factors: the desire for more diversity in my scoring, as a countermeasure to the inexplicably positive early reviews, etc. Surely this couldn’t have been worse than a “one star,” right? I've come to a conclusion on this matter.
I enjoyed nothing in WW84. Not a single…
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, April 21 2021, 3.5/5 stars
A very good Western, and the closest I've gotten to scratching my "Red Dead, but a movie" itch — though still a long ways off.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is truly beautifully shot, and has just about the most razor-sharp dialogue I've ever heard. The back-and-forth humor between the two titular leads - brilliantly acted by Newman and Redford - was absolutely hilarious. These two will bicker…