Lord_Buscemi

Lord_Buscemi

I'm 20, I drive a laptop, eat out of bins, and occasionally watch fîłmés.

Favorite films

  • Magnolia
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • The Thing
  • Lost Highway

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  • The Hustler

    ★★★½

  • Sex Drive

  • Beerfest

    ★★★½

  • The Sting

    ★★★★

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  • Can't Get You Out of My Head

    Can't Get You Out of My Head

    ★★★★½

    Pessimistically opening with The Specials' 'Do Nothing', an evocative summation of the subjects of Can't Get You Out of My Head's powerlessness rage to change the world, Adam Curtis' latest work is a towering, kaleidoscopic journey through life in the modern era - from the collapse of the British Empire to Brexit, from the radicalism of China's Cultural Revolution to its modern surveillance state, from the original Black Panthers to BLM - posing its central question early on: does anything…

  • Jawbreaker

    Jawbreaker

    ★½

    I so wish this film had the sugary colour palette of Clueless and the exaggerated theatrics of Mean Girls because that's obviously the style it's intending but the result is a middle-of-the-road concoction that sparsely indulges this. Every zany screen wipe is awkward after multiple scenes semi-grounded in realism (as far as traditional high school films go) and the bubblegum aesthetic of the poster is disappointingly absent, with a visually muted style instead. The crime itself is mundane, the half-baked…

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  • Monkey Up

    Monkey Up

    Please stop liking this

  • Moulin Rouge!

    Moulin Rouge!

    Luhrmann does Luhrmann - but this time, a messier blender of mismatched musical choices, covered dreadfully and tonally jumpy in abrupt cross-cutting with one another. Typical oppressive technical freneticism with Luhrmann's distaste for any comprehensible spatial composition shown by his stylistic forte in cluttering the screen beyond visual repair, rapid-fire pacing through the film's plot points and barrage of exposition in the first act, his pantomime direction - consistently getting the most histrionic actors to perform soapy melodrama screeched at…