Bailey Parkinson

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Favorite films

  • Gravity
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
  • Dunkirk
  • Shame

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  • The Banshees of Inisherin

  • The Fabelmans

  • Madagascar

  • The Untouchables

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  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    The Banshees of Inisherin

    Instantly one of my favorite films about the creeping, confusing despair loaded into the act of simply being here.

    It's a film about endings; the number one thing human beings are fundamentally incapable of processing – the ending of friendships, of comfort, of wars, of time here on earth and of knowing the person you've always believed you were – and how incredibly silly that facet of human nature is. It's tragic, and deeply sad, and so so so so…

  • The Fabelmans

    The Fabelmans

    never felt more seen by a movie than that mirror shot imagining how you'd frame up the worst thing that's ever happened to you.

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  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    Thor: Love and Thunder

    The movie equivalent of when everyone procrastinates on the group project up until the hour before it's due.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    I, a lifelong, hardcore Nolan fan, just don’t know how I feel about TENET, and I don’t know if I’m ever going to.

    It’s weird, because in the five days since seeing it (and I’ve been lucky enough to see it twice already), I’ll find myself in moments thinking “oh my god I love it”, and then a minute later thinking “Chris, what the fuck”.

    And I don’t really know how to break that down.

    The scale, scope, ambition, spectacle…