remember that algorithm on the window at kirkland?
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse 2023
it's fitting that this film opens with an action sequence set in the Guggenheim, since that's clearly where it'll be housed a 100 years from now.
Thor: Love and Thunder 2022
don't know if I had fun with this because it was actually good or whether my standards for these things are so abysmally low nowadays that any blip of creativity or sincerity in the Great Sea of Marvel Content feels refreshing.
regardless, I think Thor : Love and Thunder crosses the line twice - just in presentation itself, a lot falls apart. the pacing is faster than skating on ice, and the exposition dumps are some of the worst Marvel…
what do you get when you give a competent filmmaker the chance to adapt one of the most influential works of science fiction of all time that also happens to be one of his own personal beloved?
you get Denis Villeneuve’s Dune (Part One), of course; something that works exactly as it was meant to. this I imply in the form of the highest regard I can give it. Dune is an introduction to Herbert’s diverse, complex world for a…
The Third Man 1949
A near perfect execution of the fundamentals of a mystery story, and bears the weight of it's complex character development, setting and smoothly packaged twists astonishingly well.