James Fichera

Dozens of directors filmographies and full year rankings in my lists

Favorite films

  • Videodrome
  • In Bruges
  • Anatomy of a Murder
  • Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons

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  • Mad God

    ★★★

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★½

  • Pain and Glory

    ★★★★★

  • Julieta

    ★★★

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  • Out of the Past

    Out of the Past

    ★★★★★

    Undeniably one of the greatest scripts to come out of the noir genre. Every line sizzles with a perfect back and forth ratatat rhythm. Love the structure too. The smooth romance of the first half giving way to a rapid decent into full blown incomprehensible noir plot in the back half. Glorious to behold. 

    Watched the first half the other day but had to go to bed early. Then I threw it on again with my girlfriend and roommate and…

  • Onibaba

    Onibaba

    ★★★★★

    Fuuuuuuuck this was so good!!! Shots of grass blowing in the wind have never been more engaging!!! That mask is one of the best special effects in any movie!! Instant tension!!! Nobuko Otowa giving a HELL of a performance!! Horny!! Titties!!! Like watching a group of miserable and tortured souls march through the gates of Hell!! An all timer in my book!!

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    There are only 2 states of existence. Life before Parasite and life after Parasite. Unreal.

    I finally got to see Parasite tonight. A few things. 

    Go see this movie. As soon as you possibly can. 

    Do not look up anything about it. I saw it with no knowledge of what it was and it was an unbelievable experience. 

    Song Kang-ho is one of the greatest actors on the planet. 

    I’m really worried that Bong Joon-ho just made the best movie.…

  • Goldman v Silverman

    Goldman v Silverman

    ★★★★★

    Lol they said “ok fuck you Academy”