Favorite films

  • Four Nights of a Dreamer
  • IWOW: I Walk on Water
  • You Heat Me Up, You Cool Me Down
  • Kanye West: All Day/I Feel Like That

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  • Antiviral

    ★★★

  • The Matrix

    ★★★★

  • Nowhere Special

    ★★★★

  • The Connection

    ★★★★

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  • Boiling Point

    Boiling Point

    ★★★★

    It does go too far and threatens to derail itself with what is a silly ending in comparison to the intense realism of the first hour (which is absorbing and utterly astonishing in a way no other film this year has been), but Graham is fantastic and it’s always nice to see those rare occasions when the one take gimmick actually improves the impact of a film

  • Tesla

    Tesla

    ★½

    Was hoping for a mix of Almereyda’s other work & Trank’s Capone but this was mostly uninteresting to me. The stylistic flourishes and narrative play is fun but little more than a way to speak about modern mythologising of history.

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  • The Irishman

    The Irishman

    ★★★★★

    The Unforgiven of the gangster epic. God, that final thirty minutes is a gutpunch that one can’t prepare for. A movie bound to haunt and linger. I might come back around to writing more on this, but for now I’m just a little knocked around and speechless. De Niro and Pesci give career best performances, and Scorsese makes his greatest since The Age Of Innocence... if not ever. An extended held breath of a movie, and the exhale is as…

  • My Week with Marilyn

    My Week with Marilyn

    Ironically, for a film that claims to want to shine a light on how the sexualisation Marilyn experienced ultimately ruined her life completely and left her a drug addicted, alcohol abusing shadow of who she once was, this quickly goes from an okay tribute romantic-drama-comedy into something that sexualises Monroe further, mythicises Monroe (despite the fact that it touches on how her fame and the expectations of those around her hurt her so severely and so frequently) and further exploits…