David

David

Favorite films

  • The Social Network
  • Arrival
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

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  • Saltburn

    ★★★★½

  • Hellraiser

    ★★★½

  • Anatomy of a Fall

    ★★★★

  • Saw II

    ★★★½

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  • Fear Street: 1994

    Fear Street: 1994

    Should of known it would be bad with such a stupid title. Horror for teens - neon lights, pop music, fast pace and annoying characters. Some might call it ‘fun’ but for me horror should have at least some dread and tension. 

    It has nothing on proper, recent horror films such as ‘The Witch’.

  • Columbus

    Columbus

    ★★

    Great architecture and imagery but it was just too slow and I didn’t care for the characters.

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  • Little Women

    Little Women

    ★★★★

    Best Scene: The scene where Laurie confesses his life long love for Jo and pleads with her to marry him. Had me tearing up!

    Best Quote: ‘I’d rather be a free spinster and paddle my own canoe’.

    Best Element: The performances. All of them. The pick of the bunch for me though is probably Florence Pugh’s. I’ve seen her give dramatic performances (Lady Macbeth) and realistic performances (Midsommar) but this was the first time I’ve seen her give a semi…

  • The Old Man & the Gun

    The Old Man & the Gun

    ★★★½

    Rating: 3.5

    Favourite Scene: The escape scene set to Jackson C. Frank’s song ‘Blues Run The Game’.

    Favourite Quote: ‘Brother I’m not talking about making a living, I’m talking about...living’.

    Best Element: Robert Redford’s performance, the guy just oozes charisma and class.

    Elements for Improvement: Lots of charm and pleasant conversations but no real drama or tension.

    Summary in <6 words: Charming minimalist drama with classy performances

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