Nate Fried-Socarides

Nate Fried-Socarides

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Favorite films

  • Lady Bird
  • Saving Mr. Banks
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Luca

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  • Encanto

    ★★★½

  • House of Gucci

    ★★

  • King Richard

    ★★★★½

  • Belfast

    ★★★★

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  • Luca

    Luca

    ★★★★★

    I can't stop thinking about this movie.

    I really don't know what it is. Maybe the characters? Maybe the animation? Maybe the story? Maybe the absolutely hilarious script? Maybe the masterful score? Who knows?

    I expect it's all a bit of everything, as with every movie. Thinking about it, though, I really don't think this movie would be as special as it is if a single (even tiny) element was taken away. I know that's true for a lot of…

  • Lady Bird

    Lady Bird

    ★★★★★

    "I love you. Thank you, I’m... thank you..."

    This movie basically destroys the idea that there's no such thing as a perfect film.

    Every shot, every frame, every line of dialogue has this indescribable magic to it that fills you up as you watch it. Gerwig clearly has a talent for creating that feeling, as she's done it not only with Lady Bird, but also with her version of Little Women. It's basically a one and a half hour warm…

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  • Encanto

    Encanto

    ★★★½

    The movie itself is fine but holy fuck does "We need to talk about Bruno" absolutely SLAP.

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  • House of Gucci

    House of Gucci

    Goddamnit...

    I wish I could be one of the people who finds this movie fun for what it is but I just can’t. To be honest with you, I didn’t even hate this for the first half. It certainly wasn’t good, but I was never bored and genuinely smiled during a few scenes. I think it’s because I was still working out what the movie was and just sort of chose to enjoy it. Like, if I watched this again…

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