Jeremy Nyhuis

Jeremy Nyhuis

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Favorite films

  • Lonesome
  • Romancing in Thin Air
  • Vertigo
  • The Gleaners and I

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  • High School Confidential!

    ★★★

  • Doubles Cause Troubles

    ★★

  • The Sandwich Man

    ★★★★

  • Introduction

    ★★★★½

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  • High School Confidential!

    High School Confidential!

    ★★★

    Russ Tamblyn as a daddy-o just wanting to score some bread selling weed so he can graze on the grass with a couple of dolls (while auntie Mamie Va-va-van Doren keeps trying to ride his hot rod) but everyone's flipping their lid and dragging their rear axle in waltz time and all that jazz. That's the way the bongo bingos.

  • Doubles Cause Troubles

    Doubles Cause Troubles

    ★★

    From the five or six Wong Jing comedies I've seen, my usual trajectory goes from initial irritation to amused toleration (or, in the case of Future Cops, complete unabashed acceptance), but this is one case where I just can't sanction his buffooney. The odd-couple / thriller plot is so messily structured that it took me about thirty minutes before I realized it's actually a riff on Charade, complete with a showering-with-your-clothes-on bit and the Audrey Hepburn part split between Carol…

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  • The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat

    The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat

    ★★★★★

    If any movie deserves a 3-D rerelease, this is it.

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    ★★★★★

    D.W. Griffith's three-hour fugue of a film deserves its reputation as one of the great silent epics for its Babylon sequence alone—a visual smorgasbord of architecture, bodies, and warfare that, in its excessive yet breathtaking detail and labyrinthine textures, strongly anticipates the work of Erich von Stroheim and Josef von Sternberg—yet it also shares certain similarities with Godard's Here and Elsewhere and other structural films of the 1960s and 70s in that it functions as a experiential instructional manual, teaching…