mattaroon

Love movies, sometimes I’ll write a review, always happy to chat film

Favorite films

  • The Lost Boys
  • The Goonies
  • Scream
  • Labyrinth

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  • Antlers

    ★★

  • Scream

    ★★★½

  • The Power of the Dog

    ★★★

  • The Card Counter

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  • Scream

    Scream

    ★★★½

    Was thrilled at the prospect of another scream movie, but always in fear what exactly that would look like. I still can’t get behind the name though, having the same name just doesn’t work for me. 

    The best way for me to explain my thoughts is to say it’s no where as good as 1 & 2, much better than 3 and on par with 4. 

    It’s really bloody and gory, maybe the most yet out of the 4 movies. It’s possibly…

  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    ★★★

    I’m still not entirely sure how I feel about this movie. 
    Certainly wasn’t what I was expecting. 
    And I don’t know if I’d agree that the film synopsis “rancher wages war of intimidation” is correct or the outcome of the film is worthy. Yes Benedict plays a fairly mean rancher, but the film never pushes him to a point of being irredeemable. And just when you think things are going to go all broke back you get the shock. The…

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  • Love and Monsters

    Love and Monsters

    ★★★½

    When it comes to apocalyptic films this is probably the most bright and cheerfullest version I’ve ever seen and when we’re currently going through our own mini apocalypse with covid it’s films like this that help us escape. It doesn’t break the mold, it doesn’t have the biggest budget but what it does do it does well. Dylan does a great job as a lead man, supporting cast go by the way side mostly but this is mostly about one…

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Call Me by Your Name

    ★★★★½

    A stunningly beautiful film! The performances by the two leads are fantastic esp by the young lad, in fact you should say there are 3 stars as Italys goregous landscape plays a big part in this drama. A film where so much is said by so little said. Scored so perfectly I'll be hunting out the soundtrack immediately. Seek this film out and enjoy the slow but engrossing story that unfolds