Nick

Likes are movies I’d recommend and favorites are what I’m feeling recently.

Favorite films

  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father
  • For Sama
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • Lilya 4-ever

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  • Ain't Them Bodies Saints

    ★★★

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★

  • The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

    ★★★★★

  • 102 Minutes That Changed America

    ★★★★

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  • Roar

    Roar

    ★★★★★

    Not good.

  • Hard Eight

    Hard Eight

    ★★★★

    Here's the biggest issue with Hard Eight: by the time Clementine and John have kidnapped the man who refuses to pay Clem, its only 50 minutes into the film; just about 10 minutes since their romance began and a little over an hour when they leave. What takes 15 mintues in the film, takes 20 pages in screenplay, which would easily translate to over 20 minutes of screen time.

    What this means is Clem and John's characters don't really have…

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  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    It's Such a Beautiful Day

    ★★★★★

    Profoundly moving experience; I have not been able to stop watching this film. On one level, a more objective level, this is a beautifully tender and empathetic depiction of mental illness. It is never made exactly clear what Bill's suffering from, nonetheless, there are endless connections one can make to a wide variety of mental illnesses.

    On another, more subjective and personal level, this is a beautifully tender and empathetic depiction of the human condition. Its showing you what it…

  • Into The Night With Harmony Korine and Gaspar Noé

    Into The Night With Harmony Korine and Gaspar Noé

    ★★★★★

    How or why Gaspar Noe ended up in Nashville when Harmony Korine is showing Trash Humpers is completely irrelevant. Just like the Trash Humpers themselves, they manifest, and I don’t think Gaspar is a bad addition to the family. Jokes aside, it’s kind of unreal that this is a thing that exists. I think a lot is lost in translation, but that doesn’t matter because Harmony Korine hijacks this and turns it into one of his films. Only it’s staring…