kevtav

I like movies about kids fighting monsters or about animals becoming friends. I also write/produce movies and TV shows, and I'm great at it.

Favorite films

  • The Incredibles
  • The Shack
  • Duel
  • Bad Times at the El Royale

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  • Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

    ★★★½

  • Roadgames

    ★★★★½

  • Cloak & Dagger

    ★★★½

  • The Three Musketeers

    ★★★½

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  • Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

    Teen Titans Go! To the Movies

    ★★★½

    Forget Watchmen and The Boys, THIS is next-level superhero deconstruction.

  • Roadgames

    Roadgames

    ★★★★½

    Holy cow. I can't believe I'm just seeing this for the first time. Feels like it was custom made for me.

    This has almost everything I want in a movie:

    1. Fast-paced "What Would You Do?" thriller.

    2. Masterclass in efficient storytelling.

    3. Interesting minor characters.

    4. Protagonist constantly talks to himself, as all great men tend to do.

    5. Jamie Lee Curtis.

    6. Zero extraneous backstory. Stacy Keach isn't haunted by past traumas (and thus no screentime is wasted…

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  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★½

    Did I watch a different cut than everyone else?

    I see a lot of raves about how The Batman is some kind of mature, layered, brilliant detective mystery...but try this:

    Imagine this isn't a Batman movie. The script stays the exact same, except we change all the familiar names, and Robert Pattinson is now a nameless masked vigilante with a bunch of gadgets...

    Stripped of the existing goodwill attached to names like Bruce Wayne, Selina Kyle, Gotham City,  and The…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ½

    "Ma! Today in school we learned about these cool things called met-ah-fores!"

    "That's nice, sweetie."

    "Yeah! I'm gonna go make a movie now!"

    "Be back at six for dinner."

    (Screen door slams as Darren Aronofsky sprints away to set, making racecar sounds with his mouth along the way.)