ethan has written 6 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ .

  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Instrument: Ten Years with the Band Fugazi

    Instrument: Ten Years with the Band Fugazi

    ★★★★★

    O.o I recommend eating mushrooms before, but regardless this is the bread and butters. as real as it gets

  • See Know Evil

    See Know Evil

    ★★★★★

    3rd time... Payed more attention to the sequence of the story and how Davide developed as a person. I'm in love with this documentary.

  • La Haine

    La Haine

    ★★★★★

    It is like if the story of Amelie took place in the French projects, and instead of one sweet girl she was simultaneously 3 males that constantly clash against one-another. The is no real point to this narrative yet it is a prime example of hopeless-cinema. There is nothing I can really say towards critiquing this film. Stunning shots, transitions, characters, story development, message... and the list goes on. The 3 men are obviously archetypes; used to compliment the message…

  • See Know Evil

    See Know Evil

    ★★★★★

    Watched this movie twice in two days, and it didn't change the second time. I can proudly say that I will continue to rewatch this documentary. Davide's life sparked a motivation within myself that I haven't felt in quite some time. I couldn't help but to be absorbed by his story. Thank you Davide and his family, thank you Charlie Curran, I will be recommending this to anyone I see fit.

  • Synecdoche, New York

    Synecdoche, New York

    ★★★★★

    Watched it, thought about it... watched another movie, still thought about it... went to sleep, and dreamt about it... woke up, and I am still thinking about it.

    Charlie Kaufman's, Synecdoche New York has put me into a state of reflection. I was not prepared for the film that was presented at the time of watching it. Throughout the 2 hour duration I was dragged, eaten, chewed, and then spit out just as the protagonist, Caden Cotard, was. Caden's relationship…