Jacob has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ during 2020.

  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★★

    Octoberthon: 31 Days of Horror (Day 1)
    Bonus: 600th Film Log

    “Now I’ll show you what I already know.”

    The peak of perfection in practical effects. The crew worked for 14 months straight without a day off. Effects that still outshines any modern day horror film. Ennio Morricone’s atmospheric score that makes me feel all the more cold and isolated. Dean Cundy’s spectral camera work and cinematography that smelts its way around the blistering set pieces. 

    The unforgettable cast and…

  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★★

    “All the best memories are hers.”

    Story time you all. Bare with me. There was a time that I went to my local Walmart in search of a movie to buy. I wasn’t looking for something in particular I was just bored and wanted to spend money, then I came across this film and I believe this was one of those rare times especially in my life that you come across something that changes your life and I know people…

  • Toy Story

    Toy Story

    ★★★★★

    “One minute you're defending the whole galaxy, and, suddenly, you find yourself sucking down darjeeling with Marie Antoinette... and her little sister.“

    The birth of Pixar and it couldn’t have started any better than this film right here. I’m damn near 30 years old and it’s still just as much fun as the first viewing. The culture behind this film resonates in my heart. I remember the toys I had, the iconic characters, Randy Newman’s legendary score that I still…