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My review writing is poor. If you ever read one of them, haha but also sorry.

Favorite films

  • Predator
  • GoodFellas
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Training Day

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  • Dune

    ★★★★½

  • The Green Knight

    ★★★★

  • Drive

    ★★★★

  • The Power of the Dog

    ★★★½

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★½

    Whoa! Maybe I’m high on the spice but this was absolutely incredible and as perfect an adaptation to the source material as you’re ever going to find, ever. This is Peter Jackson level shit. 

    Denis Villanueve clearly has a passion for Frank Herbert’s work. There have been no cut corners. No offshoot ideas to try and string together the story simpler. He is going all out. And my gods is it worth it.

    If part 2 fulfills its destiny, much…

  • Drive

    Drive

    ★★★★

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

    It’s like if Taxi Driver took place in LA. It’s brighter. Flashier. Sexier. However the isolated dynamic remains. 

    The unnamed protagonist lives alone and all he does is drive. Whether it be for movie stunts, a semi professional stock car, a getaway driver, or to pick up groceries, he just drives. Ryan Gosling’s unnamed protagonist is the story of a guy longing for some kind of human companionship. The musical score, which is among the most memorable and simply best…

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  • Paddington

    Paddington

    ★★★★½

    This movie was so ippish and whimsical.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Imperator Furiosa is one of the most badass characters ever created. Fight me on it. 

    This movie hits me the same every damn time. Which is to say it is the highest high a movie can provide. The equivalent to freebasing chrome polish, you could say.