Kaltes

The One Who is Many.

Favorite films

  • Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris
  • Manhunter
  • Hot Rod
  • Blown Away

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  • Hot Rod

    ★★★★★

  • First Reformed

    ★★★★

  • The Wrestler

    ★★★★½

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

    ★★½

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  • Hot Rod

    Hot Rod

    ★★★★★

    Absolutely, one hundred percent deserves to be in the Criterion Collection. There isn't a 2000s comedy that embodies the spirit of millennial youth experience in the era it was as its peak better than this does. Entirely ahead of the curve when it came to employing spur of the moment memetic humor that's all too common a sight these days. A time capsule of the days before the internet began its unstoppable march into the mainstream and there was still…

  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    ★★★★

    Paul Schrader channels Ingmar Bergman in what may as well be a continuation of Winter Light.

    Entropy is everywhere. Especially in the soul. It's hard to see the light or whether it's all futile. As the world grows more nightmarish and confusing you ask yourself if your own actions and hard work means anything at all. Salvation is at the end of that dark tunnel but oh how it just seems to grow longer and longer. Darker and darker.

    Not…

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  • Godzilla: Final Wars

    Godzilla: Final Wars

    ★★★★★

    Up until Shin Godzilla this was bar none the most daring and experimental Godzilla film in decades. Taking as much as possible from what came before and stylistically reinventing it with respect whilst simultaneously giving it a loving funeral pyre.

    It is fitting that X declares this the end of Godzilla, because in some ways he is correct. The end of what could be termed "classic Godzilla." Ryuhei Kitamura's comments about his film and the state of the series as…

  • DARLING in the FRANXX

    DARLING in the FRANXX

    ★★★★★

    Normally I don't review anime but I felt it would be wrong to not at least say something after finishing our second re-watch and my third time viewing the show front to back. A yearly tradition now.

    I know it has its detractors but putting it bluntly: I don't give a fuck. There are few works of art that are able to consistently reach me at this level of emotion. Every time I re-watch, this show just seems to have…