Will has written 35 reviews for films rated ★★★★★ during 2018.

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★★

    -spiderman is the best superhero
    -this is the best spiderman movie
    -this is the most overwhelming and breathtaking use of animation I have ever seen
    -i love spiderman

  • Fargo

    Fargo

    ★★★★★

    love this Midwestern representation. i involuntarily said "oh jeez" multiple times during this movie. Francis McDormand is amazing

  • The Holy Mountain

    The Holy Mountain

    ★★★★★

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  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★★

    yea obviously

  • The House That Jack Built

    The House That Jack Built

    ★★★★★

    weird

  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★★

    screened with Q&A with Robert Eggers afterwards

  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★★

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

    i tried to not rate this but it wouldnt' let me. guess what it's still five stars

    some thoughts this time around:

    -I want to fistfight every single 20-35 year old man who thinks it would be a great idea to loudly make snarky comments when movies are quiet

    -you should be thrown out of a movie theater after 45 coughs and i'm being generous

    -when he enters the church towards the end, the Beast is almost DEFINITELY meant to look like he has a guitar slung on his back and that fucking rules

  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★★

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

    In an interview with Filmmaker Magazine, Panos Cosmatos said the following:

    "I think of all my films as collectors’ items or pop culture artifacts. My guiding principle is not that 'this is a story I want to tell,' it’s 'this is an object,' and what are its themes and aesthetics, and how do I merge them into something like a sculpture?"

    This movie is a sculpture. Sopping with equal parts liquid LSD and fresh blood, vibrating with the hum of…

  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★★

    i don't even know what to say about this other than that I thought there was no way it could match my expectations and it ended up blowing them away. I'll come back later and write something coherent maybe, but I'll probably see it again within a day or two so maybe I'll just put it there lol

  • Evil Dead II

    Evil Dead II

    ★★★★★

    I'LL SWALLOW YOUR SOUL I'LL SWALLOW YOUR SOUL

  • The Florida Project

    The Florida Project

    ★★★★★

    this movie is legitimately a masterpiece. such a gorgeous, compassionate look at all of the concepts it tries to tackle. I cannot remember any other movie that had this believable of characters, and I was legitimately blown away by the child actors.

  • Princess Mononoke

    Princess Mononoke

    ★★★★★

    this is one of the most incredible movies I've ever seen