John Smith

John Smith

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Aloof and unfunny. Programming, etc. at Alamo Drafthouse.

Favorite films

  • There Will Be Blood
  • A Face in the Crowd
  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • Blade Runner 2049

Recent activity

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  • Trading Places

    ★★★★

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

  • The Edge

    ★★★½

  • Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus

    ★★★★★

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  • Baby Driver

    Baby Driver

    ★★★★

    This was a great movie to watch on a terrible day.

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★½

    David and Dev’s Magical Mystery Tour through a crumbling medieval England soaked with the rot of decay and doom through the lens of cinematographer Andrew Droz Palermo, and set to a haunting score by Daniel Hart. It’s pure, must-be-seen-on-the-biggest-screen-possible cinema. 

    Not a straight word-for-word adaptation, but encapsulates a few other pieces of the Gawain canon along the way. Like the folklorists of a millennia ago, Lowery uses his skills as a storyteller to capture the elemental truth of the classic…