Favorite films

  • A Serious Man
  • Amadeus
  • A Place in the Sun
  • The Third Man

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  • House of Gucci

    ★★

  • Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

    ★★

  • Sing 2

    ★★½

  • Eternals

    ★★

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  • House of Gucci

    House of Gucci

    I am just not a Ridley Scott fan. Especially not at this stage of his career. This should be a Scorsese style film about a young striver using any means necessary to climb the social and economic ladder. Instead there’s no camera movement, not montages, no excitement. Just a turgid slog shot like a mid tier perfume ad. The fucking smoke machine was working overtime. Blue filter, blown out curtains. Just pure auto pilot shit. Every fucking actor in a…

  • Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

    Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

    A script so lazy Adam Sandler passed. Had to be maybe eight hours of his life max and he said nope. Some of the animation is pretty fun, but this needed a lot of punch up

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  • Being the Ricardos

    Being the Ricardos

    Pretty embarrassing on all fronts.

    If I want 50 year olds playing 20 year olds it better be the Irishman using the inherent incongruity as a metaphor for the grim specter of death being omnipresent through the slow decaying of your body. instead of this bullshit which is I guess about the majesty of making television? They’re so old guys. And the makeup, my god. My god the makeup. I sometimes had to pause frames so me and my wife…

  • The French Dispatch

    The French Dispatch

    ★★★★

    Got shoulder tapped on the way in by a 16 year old who needed an adult guardian to accompany them. Which lead to me escorting her dozen goth friends past the ticket taker. At the end of the movie we all clapped.

    I was surprised they liked it since I would guess maybe two had even heard of the New Yorker. But the movie is a eulogy for a better time that had come and gone. That is something kids…