Favorite films

  • Come and See
  • Mirror
  • Almost Famous
  • Synecdoche, New York

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  • Squid Game

    ★★★

  • The Return of the Living Dead

    ★★★★

  • Ratcatcher

    ★★★★½

  • Haunt

    ★½

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  • I Saw the Devil

    I Saw the Devil

    ★★

    I am a big fan of Kim Jee-woon but on a rewatch I Saw The Devil really takes a dive for me. Both Choi Min-sik and Lee Byung-hun are great in the lead roles but the nuts and bolts of the film just don't work even for one shot as beautifully as this one.

  • Citizen Kane

    Citizen Kane

    ★★★★½

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  • Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island

    ★★½

    Kong: Skull Island looks visually impressive but fails to execute much else.

    The straightforward and rather lacklustre plot has John Goodman’s Character scrambling up a team of scientists and left over soldiers from the Vietnam War effort (Samuel Jackson and Tom Hiddleston) to infiltrate a newly discovered island continually surrounded by severe weather sheltering it from the outside world. Here we meet Kong through a series of savage encounters and discover the true nature of this mysterious island and what…

  • Doctor Strange

    Doctor Strange

    ★★★

    Weird, Trippy, visually impressive, and basically one giant Rorschach test.

    Doctor Strange follows Stephen Strange played by Benedict Cumberbatch a cocky world class surgeon as he seeks alternate healing measures after enduring a near death car crash. Without giving too much away he travels to the east meeting Tilda Swinton's character The Ancient One where Strange is taken into the world of sorcery and magic.

    I am a fan of the Marvel movies in general but a lot of these…