Gideon

I watch a lot of TV and read a lot of books too, but there's nowhere nearly as well designed to put those.

Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Star Wars
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Monsters, Inc.

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  • Spirited

  • Adaptation.

    ★★★★½

  • The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

    ★★★

  • Ocean's Eight

    ★★★

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  • Spirited

    Spirited

    Never have a seen a more soulless Christmas movie.

  • Ender's Game

    Ender's Game

    The movie is too beholden to the book and led by a terrible actor.

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  • The Prestige

    The Prestige

    ★★★★½

    It was really weird to me when people would say they didn't understand Inception, but if they saw it again, they'd probably get it. It's not a hard movie to understand. The only truly confusing part is the first thirty minutes, but once Cobb explains everything to Ariadne, the audience proxy, it's not hard to follow at all. Every part of the movie's logic is explained at least three times, which becomes detrimental to rewatches.

    The Prestige is less easy…

  • The Devil and Daniel Johnston

    The Devil and Daniel Johnston

    ★★★★★

    I've never listened to any of Daniel Johnston's music, but this documentary puts you in his head and doesn't let you escape even when the demons come. You see the people who inadvertently hurt him and the people he inadvertently hurt. You see a musician's descent into madness. It's heartbreaking at points. I don't think there's anything sadder than seeing a father crying because he doesn't feel like he can do anything to help his son. But it's heartwarming. It's the story of a deeply troubled musician, but it's a story of love too.