Jean-Luc has written 5 reviews for films with no rating.

  • Host

    Host

    Despite being barely an hour long Host takes what feels like forever to actually get into gear and by the time it does none of the payoff/scares are all that great anyway. I have a lot of respect for how this movie was made but it just didn't do it for me.

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  • TFW No GF

    TFW No GF

    Much like Joker, which of course plays a role in this movie, tfw no gf is not transgressive or interesting in the slightest. Any blue check mark railing against this on Twitter is a total loser, this is just a movie about weird alienated dudes on the internet that has no theory of how they become weird alienated dudes on the internet. It's all shock--aesthetically transgressive in the way it subjects are but dig a little deeper and all you'll find is a movie made to satisfy the liberal Hollywood bosses who make the money move.

  • Horse Girl

    Horse Girl

    Tried watching this a few days ago and honestly I couldn't quite get across the finish line, so I'm just wrapping it up now. The first half hour or so is compelling enough, but as it crawls towards the end the lack of any real ideas starts to reveal itself, and the whole thing falls apart. Really solid performances across the board and I really wanted there to be something beneath the surface here. Bummer there really isn't.

  • Too Old to Die Young

    Too Old to Die Young

    I just finished the first episode and I'm bummed to report I was a little disappointed. It has most of the hallmarks of a great Refn product, and for those reasons alone I'll stick with it. There are few, perhaps no, other film makers with his eye or aptitude for creating not just images but a fully recognized aesthetic. At this point he's certainly settled into a style, but it's one he's successfully translated across three different movies and it…