jacobworrel

jacobworrel

Favorite films

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • Ace in the Hole
  • Scenes from a Marriage
  • Chopper

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  • Migration

    ★★★

  • Pearl

    ★★★★

  • Dream Scenario

    ★★★½

  • The Holdovers

    ★★★½

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  • Pearl

    Pearl

    ★★★★

    That dinner scene.

  • Ferrari

    Ferrari

    ★★

    More racing, please.

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  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★½

    Why was every shot perfectly symmetrical?
    Just because.

    Why is everything pastel?
    Just because.

    Why is Jason Schwartzman in this?
    Just because.

    Why did the Indian lobby boy become white in his old age?
    Just because.

    Why is everyone praising this movie?
    Just because.

  • A Letter to Uncle Boonmee

    A Letter to Uncle Boonmee

    ★★★★½

    “A Letter to Uncle Boonmee” isn’t so much a movie as an experiment in photography, a series of images that capture a mood instead of a story. It has no plot, per se, though it does revolve around a group of soldiers who have driven out all the villagers of a small town. Yet, they’re not all that important. With a sudden pan or tilt of the constantly moving camera, the director decides to focus on some other development, seemingly…