Favorite films

  • Okja
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?
  • Love Exposure

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  • Gremlins

    ★★★★½

  • Deck of Cards

  • PlayTime

    ★★★★

  • Tampopo

    ★★★★★

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  • Giants and Toys

    Giants and Toys

    ★★★★

    this is extremely well acted all around - there aren't any characters that seem out of place or half-baked, and I think that is the most crucial asset to this movie's success in telling a pretty wacky story with characters that you grow to truly care about.

    charm and humor radiates from this film, there aren't any big forced guffaw moments, but you will have a smile on your face throughout.

    only part that feels dissonant is the dance number two-thirds of the way thru; the dance at the one-third mark was necessary and this second one felt a bit redundant.

  • No Time to Die

    No Time to Die

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    very fun watch throughout, has all the right beats you want in a big action movie like this, and is just unique enough to make it interesting without being obnoxious or jarring.

    Appreciated how this movie gives you just the right amount of expository dialogue/shots to explain what is happening while leaving room for viewer's imagination. Action sequences felt like they took inspiration from the Wick movies with good flow in the fight choreography, while still keeping it tethered to…

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  • Wild at Heart

    Wild at Heart

    ★★★★★

    this is what those restaurants mean when they have signs like "We don't have Wi-Fi. Talk to each other and pretend it's 1995."

  • Air Doll

    Air Doll

    ★★★★½

    this movie pleasantly surprised me in many ways! I was expecting it to be more silly just based on reading the premise, but it very effectively uses all the things that make the concept fun to tell a story with a lot of heart.

    the cinematography is very solid, it sticks to simple and effective shots for each scene, and the very convincing and practical visual effects throughout are delightful! the color temperature and some of the framing of the…