buckett

idiot who likes nearly everything; coward afraid to commit to over 4 stars

Favorite films

  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Princess Mononoke
  • Unforgiven

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  • Light Sleeper

    ★★★½

  • Cry Macho

    ★★★

  • Drug War

    ★★★★

  • Cemetery of Splendor

    ★★★

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  • Light Sleeper

    Light Sleeper

    ★★★½

    From the Schrader films I'm familiar with this reminded me most of Bringing Out the Dead since it's a lot of Defoe just cruising around and hanging with various weirdo drug addicts as he slowly loses his mind. It's got an awesome soundtrack, Defoe's great, obviously, as is Sarandon in addition to being an absolute smokeshow. Otherwise hits all the Schrader notes pretty dependably and nothing beyond that, fine with me.

  • Cry Macho

    Cry Macho

    ★★★

    2018's The Mule, a very good movie in its own right, was a quietly moving and nakedly obvious view into how Clint seems to view himself - as a guy who just loves his work (in the movie, flowers; in reality, movies) and can't stop doing it, even at personal peril or the risk of losing his family, who mostly fucking hates him.

    Sure enough, three years later and at the age of 91(!!!!) he's at it again, directing and…

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  • Dirty Work

    Dirty Work

    ★★★★★

    I've seen this movie over 10 times and to this day it still makes me horny..........err, wistful! I meant wistful!

    Rest in peace to maybe the funniest dude who ever lived.

  • Only Lovers Left Alive

    Only Lovers Left Alive

    ★★★★½

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

    if you could live forever - no, if you had lived forever, or close to it - what would keep you going?

    "Concerts, and a movie house, can you imagine? Mirrors used to reflect the chandeliers. And now: a car park."

    would it be art?

    if you knew Shakespeare (hmm, or was it someone else...), Bach, Chaplin - like knew knew them, personally - could you still enjoy modern art? would it bore you? would you be a snob (surely,…