Holden Tungate

Holden Tungate

sneaking in segments of movies while my 3yr old naps

Favorite films

  • Adaptation.
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Brazil
  • The Last Days of Disco

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  • The Good Dinosaur

    ★½

  • No Country for Old Men

    ★★★★½

  • Girl, Interrupted

    ★★★★

  • Casablanca

    ★★★★★

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  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★

    Give me 8 hours of this linear epic shit! More foxes. More swingers. Order/Chaos dichotomies. Most definitely more Barry Keoghan.

    But not just an elaboration of what was, give me further trials, obstacles and arbitrary encounters.

    No. I don’t want a mini-series.

    Strap me to the theater seat and demand unwavering patience.

    Sure, postulate a few hypothetical branching realities…

    But get me to the Green Chapel for eventual ‘resolution’ at hour 8.

    I cannot be more adamant about the 8…

  • Over the Garden Wall

    Over the Garden Wall

    ★★★★★

    So lovely. This 10 episode series can be easily watched in one-sitting (109 min), making for a real cinematic experience. I didn’t want it to end and when it did I begged myself to revisit the ‘Unknown’. Full disclosure: I’m a sucker for a fantastical linear epic but OTGW takes this paradigm to unbelievable levels of depth and world-building in its limited runtime. 

    Think Pilgrim’s Progress but replace religious salvation with self-actualized disorientation (and add whimsy).

    You can easily find…