andrés

favorites change often 
(except act of killing)

Favorite films

  • The Act of Killing
  • Clue
  • First Reformed
  • The Seventh Seal

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

  • The Seventh Seal

    ★★★★★

  • Skinamarink

    ★★★★½

  • Best in Show

    ★★★★

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★★

    not my favorite watch but any film with lore this deep deserves no less than five stars from this guy!

  • The Seventh Seal

    The Seventh Seal

    ★★★★★

    this might crack my top 5 of all time. ashamed that I’m just now seeing it for the first time!

    “i’m in dull company.”
    “who, your squire?”
    “no, myself” 

    a reflection on existentialism, to death the knight speaks:
    “…our game amuses me”

    often funny, well acted. cackled during the part where plog’s wife pleas for his forgiveness in the forest. the squire cracked me up. and when the actor faked his suicide. so good.

    the film poses the Absurd (death, personified,…

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  • This Place Rules

    This Place Rules

    ★★½

    not really a good film, doesn’t deliver on any promises made. kind of felt like a channel 5/all gas no breaks highlight reel. shortform is definitely andrew callaghan’s forte. 
    not really sure who this is for!
    some great moments within but this is about as much a film as an Okay youtube video essay.
    also, the film’s thesis (andrew’s being above it all as a centrist) leaves a sour taste in my mouth. it’s dismissive at best and condescending at worst!

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★

    finally!! 
    been dying to see this since it was first teased in like 2019!! 
    i read sir gawain and the green knight in my british literature class sophomore year and i was super into it! -so much so that my friend (who was also in the class) and I speculated how cool it would be if it were to be adapted for the screen, and that we’d be first in line to see it, were it ever to be made…