William E. Ackerman

William E. Ackerman

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Secretly wish I was a Muppet.


If it’s horror, it’s at least on my watchlist.

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  • Scarface

    Scarface

    ★★★★

    The most excessive movie about the dangers of excess.

  • Gold Diggers of 1935

    Gold Diggers of 1935

    ★★★

    Berkley could not direct dramatic scenes. But what he could was put every other musical number not bearing his name to shame. He is the goat of musical numbers I’ll die on this hill. 

    Otherwise this “sequel” to the ‘33 Gold Diggers is just more shenanigans and less screwing over the rich. Berkeley does seem to make a point about why it’s important to pay your employees a living wage.

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  • The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal

    ★★★★★

    It’s clear Bergman likes to tackle a personal crisis through world changing times. Here we have characters all confronted with the knowledge of their impending death. So what do they do? They all fight to stave off the inevitable. They turn to look for the hope of a holy savior, but are met with silence. Is God simply ignoring their suffering or does he even exist at all? The only thing any of us is sure of is that Death…

  • Spirited Away

    Spirited Away

    ★★★★★

    My first Ghibli and Miyazaki. Yes, I will be returning for the rest. Yes, I cried(twice). Yes, I want to be best friends with No Face because he seems sweet and caring.