Jacob has written 3 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ during 2021.

  • The Shawshank Redemption

    The Shawshank Redemption

    ★★★★★

    Not even going to attempt a serious in-depth review. You all know how iconic this film is but I will place note for what I didn’t catch from countless viewings from before. 

    I love how Andy is self aware of being the Warden’s new pet but he still manages to hold high regard to his inmates by playing the opera song over the main speakers as if he is still one of them. He doesn’t switch up to this bootlicking…

  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    ★★★★★

    I can confidently say that this is without a doubt the most important piece of cinema that has ever graced the screen. The themes this film masterfully tackles are issues that the human race has been dealing with throughout our whole existence and unfortunately, the future generations will go through the same issues, it’s just human nature. Hate, uncertainty, discrimination, guilt, regret and many other flaws any human-being could carry, all can be settled with communication, even if those conversations…

  • The Thin Red Line

    The Thin Red Line

    ★★★★★

    1,000th Log and Review

    I apologize in advance for this long review and expressing my thoughts on things that some people might find depressing. That’s a fair warning.

    Witt: “I remember my mother when she was dyin’, looked all shrunk up and gray. I asked her is she was afraid. She just shook her head. I was afraid to touch the death I seen her. I couldn’t find nothin’ beautiful or uplifting about her going back to God. I heard…