Tyler Coates

Tyler Coates

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  • The Heartbreak Kid

    The Heartbreak Kid

    ★★★★½

    it only loses half of a star because charles grodin should have left cybill shepherd for jeannie berlin, not the other way around!!!

  • Funny Girl

    Funny Girl

    ★★★

    WHY ON EARTH, in the most triumphant vocal and orchestral moment in one of the most iconic act one-closing musical numbers EVER, would you give us a wide shot of a tugboat floating by the statue of liberty while sloooooooowly moving onto the superstar carrying the entire picture on her shoulders??? one has to think there was a reason streisand has another big musical number on a boat in her directorial debut, and also note that she pulled it off…

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  • Dick Johnson Is Dead

    Dick Johnson Is Dead

    is everyone insane?


    ETA: a day later, i’m expanding on my thoughts because i can’t stop having them. i don’t think of myself as a particularly reverent person, even when it comes to the subject matter that this film explores. but i found the whole package so artless, tasteless, exploitative, and manipulative. it wasn’t the staged death scenes that did it for me — i actually found that gimmick to be an interesting method to jump into a larger examination…

  • I Care a Lot

    I Care a Lot

    ★½

    the color correction. THE! COLOR!! CORRECTION!!! they couldn't maintain the color of rosamund pike's eyeballs, so they just went with "blue-ish" along with every other object in this movie.


    too bad dianne wiest wasn't the lead. it would have been her eiger sanction, her tightrope. what a waste.