Niko_Ramses

I've logged almost every Curious George film, so I'm practically a certified cinephile right?

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  • Too Many Cooks

    Too Many Cooks

    ★★★

    Some Disney executive definitely watched this short and proceeded to pitch WandaVision to Marvel and you cannot convince me otherwise.

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★

    From each carefully plotted line of dialogue that recontextualizes everything that came before it, to the cinematography that consists mostly of medium and medium-close shots which elevate the unsettling claustrophobic feeling that Kaufman excellently captures, not one detail of the film can be dismissed as purposeless. And despite this being my first time watching I'm Thinking of Ending Things, I’m certain that it’s an experience that would only be enhanced by further viewings.

    While the film is deliberately slow-paced and…

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  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★★½

    Despite being a satirical dark comedy, there is an underlying sadness that accompanies American Psycho. It may be a dark comedy, but it’s a dark comedy about emptiness. It’s about a man (as narcissistic and psychotic as he might be) who lacks such a definition of himself that he has to preach the genius of Hewey Lewis and the News, Phil Collins, and Whitney Huston because he has no self-identity of his own. He is a man who can only…

  • Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    ★★★½

    What the absolute hell was Mickey Rooney thinking when he decided to take this role?

    Although Breakfast at Tiffany’s touches on themes of existentialism, it does so in an effective manner that successfully avoids falling victim to overwhelming angst and unbearablely melodramatic characters like other films that tackle similar themes such as Rebel Without a Cause.