Derek

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Just got into movies pretty recently so I don’t really know what I’m talking about most of the time.

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  • Godzilla vs. Kong

    Godzilla vs. Kong

    ★★½

    A few moments of “WOAAAH”, “NO WAY”, and “SIIICK”

    A few moments of “This is boring”, “That’s stupid”, and “Seriously?”

    Overall an enjoyable experience that left a bad taste in my mouth afterwards. Some truly awesome scenes that were outshined by head scratching ones.

  • Free Solo

    Free Solo

    ★★★★

    Probably one of the most stressful, jaw dropping, and depressing movies I’ve ever watched.  

    I really feel for Alex and the people in his life. His personal outlook and mental processing are really heartbreaking to see; especially how it affects the people who care about him. Yeah the climbing stuff was super anxiety-inducing but honestly the other stuff was way more impactful to me.

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  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    ★★★★★

    I’ve been staring at this screen for about 30 minutes now trying to figure out what to say to properly convey how I feel about this film. For the first half of that 30 mins I was thinking about the film itself. What do I want to say about the story and the characters? What is this film trying to say? How do I interpret the ending?

    Then I thought, “how does this film relate to me?” and now everything…

  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    ★★★★

    A few of my friends were having an argument about whether this is one of the best movies of all time or mid at best. They’re both wrong. It’s not a masterpiece (especially just coming off of Zodiac), but it is really really good. 

    Right off the bat, Gyllenhaal blows this performance out of the park. He really is a huge part of what makes this movie work so well. From the first scene to the last he played this…