Daniel Simpson

Known on Youtube as Eyebrow Cinema. I like movies and Heavy Metal.

Favorite films

  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Citizen Kane
  • Seven Samurai

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  • The Raven

    ★★

  • Easy Rider

    ★★★★

  • The Haunted Palace

    ★★★

  • Monkey Business

    ★★★½

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  • The Raven

    The Raven

    ★★

    The teaming of Vincent Price and Peter Lorre was far and away the best part of Tales of Terror, so teaming the two with Boris Karloff should have amounted to something really special. Alas, The Raven is lousy, the first definite miss of the Corman-Poe cycle. Even calling this a Poe adaptation is hilariously misleading. There are a couple of lines from the poem and a raven that comes a tapping at the door of a grief stricken man, but…

  • Easy Rider

    Easy Rider

    ★★★★

    Hardest thing Jack Nicholson has ever had to do on camera is pretend he doesn't know what a joint is. "You mean marijuana?" Don't fucking bullshit me Jack.

    Screened for class.

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  • Oppenheimer

    Oppenheimer

    ★★★★★

    When it was announced in the mid-2010s that Christopher Nolan would be developing a WWII movie based on the Dunkirk evacuations, I remember thinking it sounded like a safer prestige picture and a chance to try his hand at something a bit more conventional. Little did I know Dunkirk would be such a consolidation of the director's major themes and stylistic choices, a pressure-cooker of high-tension whose non-linear narrative not only increased that tension exponentially, but also reinterpreted events to…

  • Barbie

    Barbie

    ★★½

    Not since Citizen Kane's poster declared "It's Terrific!" has a tagline so aptly summarized the film it's advertising. "If you love Barbie this movie is for you." Of course it is, from the glittery surface of pinks and pastels to the references and nods to the real toyline's history to the film's conviction that Barbie isn't just a toy, but taps into and reflects a deeper aspect of womanhood. "If you hate Barbie this movie is for you." And of…

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