ButtNugget

ButtNugget

I'm a cast signed broken arm
I'm an actor out of work
I'm a liar and that's the truth
I'm an extra lost in the scene

Favorite films

  • Pierrot le Fou
  • Possession
  • The Piano Teacher
  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

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  • The Marvels

    ★★½

  • Maestro

    ★★★½

  • Yellow Door: '90s Lo-fi Film Club

    ★★★

  • Jackass Forever

    ★★★

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  • The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

    The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

    ★★★

    James Gunn seems to be the only person who thinks that Kevin Bacon jokes still hold up to this day and age. Funniness is clearly not this film’s strong suit, especially when compared to Gunn’s riotous Peacemaker series. It’s a relatively subdued affair by Marvel standards, as well. But dated, formulaic jokes aside, this special still manages to bring some much-needed holiday cheer—and thanks largely in part to the chemistry-filled efforts of a certain dynamic duo. Kevin Bacon’s brief brush…

  • Little Joe

    Little Joe

    ★★★★

    In Jessica Hausner’s variation on the pod people trope, the culprit is not of the extraterrestrial variety but something rather more mundane. The mystery behind the man-made, lab-grown flower breed makes for an arresting spin on this sci-fi theme. This is an intensely minimalist, metaphor-rich horror show—a slow burn buoyed by striking deployments of bold colors and discordant ambient music. The aesthetic design contrasts loudly with the culture of the modern scientific community at the center of the plot. Hausner,…

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  • Ritual

    Ritual

    ★★★★★

    A review by way of Ingmar Bergman’s take on Ivan’s Childhood:

    “My discovery of Tarkovsky's first film was like a miracle. Suddenly I found myself standing at the door of a room, the key to which, until then, had never been given to me. It was a room I had always wanted to enter and where he was moving freely and fully at ease. I felt encouraged and stimulated: someone was expressing what I had always wanted to say without knowing how.”

  • Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    ★★★★★

    In a perfect world this would’ve won Best Picture. Fuck The Sound of Music.