Justin Gerber

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Favorite films

  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Alien³
  • Alien Resurrection

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  • Thanksgiving

    ★★★

  • Dune

    ★★★½

  • Birth

    ★★★½

  • Blazing Saddles

    ★★★★★

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  • Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Dempsey and his character obliterate the surrounding cast.

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★½

    I think the reason this still doesn’t entirely click for me is more an indictment on the onslaught of Dune appropriation that’s been going on since the Star Wars opening crawl in 1977. It also hurts that the source material (while terrific IMHO) is rather humorless, monotone, and difficult to translate to film, especially a film adaptation as faithful as this.

    However, it is a true visual marvel that bests Marvel any day of the week. I’m optimistic that the sequel will be better.…

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  • The Exorcist: Believer

    The Exorcist: Believer

    Randall, Dan, Mel (and Justin’s) Halloween Hell!
    6/31

    Aggressively styleless. I stifled a giggle at an Avengers moment in the final act. I laughed in the final moments during the big EmOtIoNaL rEvEaL, only barely managing to hold in my own form of pea soup. My stomach continued to roll as the closing credits kicked in, with a very familiar title card and “Tubular” score- a brutal reminder of the film in which it shares a universe, a film created…

  • Halloween Kills

    Halloween Kills

    ★½

    When you have top-notch producers, performers, directors, writers, editors, cinematographers, line producers, PA’s, production managers, production coordinators, AD’s, 2nd AD’s, script supervisors, DP’s, location managers, camera operators, sound mixers, etc., you’re going to be held to higher standard than, say, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.