Julps2

"Photography is truth. Cinema is truth twenty-four times per second."

My rating system is as coherent as the Rambo movie titles.

Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • GoodFellas
  • Pierrot le Fou

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  • Zero Fucks Given

    ★★★

  • Cane Toads: An Unnatural History

  • The Act of Killing

    ★★★★½

  • The Northman

    ★★★★

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  • Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood

    Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood

    ★★★★

    Crazy how Netflix funded and produced a great Richard Linklater movie, his best work in years, and then did absolutely zero marketing for it.

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★½

    I haven't kept up with superhero movies in the last few years, but I have to say this is easily my favorite one since at least Guardians of the Galaxy all the way back in 2014.

    This film just has a great atmosphere that stems from the confidence in Matt Reeves' direction, aided by a great use of sound design and music, as well as an impressive work by DOP Greig Fraser who uses shadows and silhouettes to create an…

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  • 2 Days in Paris

    2 Days in Paris

    ★★½

    Me: Mom, can I have Before Sunset?

    Mom: No, we have Before Sunset at home

    Before Sunset at home:

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    ★★★★★

    This is why I watch movies.

    This is cinema in its best and purest form. Apocalypse Now is perfect in every aspect of filmmaking and somehow is also able to transcend the medium with its soul (the result of a soul-crushing production) and its grandeur.

    It serves as an argument both in favor of and against the auteur theory. Clearly not something you can achieve without someone who had a vision like Coppola did, but also definitely not a sustainable…