Favorite films

  • Children of Men
  • Black Dynamite
  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
  • Touch of Evil

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  • 2 Friends

    ★★★

  • The Fourth War

    ★★★

  • The Power of the Dog

    ★★★½

  • Aquaman

    ★★★

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  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    ★★★½

    Traditional masculinity as a self-imposed prison for heart-ache, desire and yearning; traditional masculinity as a set of expectations that you cannot meet, try as you might; and the absence of traditional masculinity as something that can be used to conceal a real darkness.

  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★★

    “By law, you need four of the Seven Kingdoms to ascend and attack. The Lost Nation and the Deserters have long perished. The Trench? Nothing but animals. The Brine will never join you, and the Fishermen are cowards - without me and my army to convince them, your plans are stillborn. But I know what you really want. Once you’ve obtained the friendship of four kingdoms, you will be renamed…Ocean Master.”

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  • Spider-Man

    Spider-Man

    ★★★★

    i had to beat an old lady with a stick to get these cranberries.

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★½

    Plenty of people smarter than me have written about how the movie embeds the message of the legend — what would we do, what would we sacrifice, to give ourselves a story worth telling — into the narrative itself.

    I just want to say that I was struck by the preoccupation with death throughout the film. Death as an inevitability, death as something to respect, death as an opportunity for life, death as something that — if we are lucky — we…