Mark Walker✨

Mark Walker✨

Favorite films

  • The Big Lebowski
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Mulholland Drive

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  • The Hour of the Lynx

    ★★★½

  • Nest

  • The Ambulance

    ★★

  • Winter Brothers

    ★★★½

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  • The Hour of the Lynx

    The Hour of the Lynx

    ★★★½

    Finely paced psychological drama that manages to hold your interest as Danish films often tend to do. I can’t say the flashback sequences fit the style of the film but as standalone pieces they still worked. Sofie Grabol and Soren Malling yet again deliver fine performances.

  • The Ambulance

    The Ambulance

    ★★

    Not one of Denmark strongest outputs. The story lacks any real credibility and succumbs to melodrama. It was remade recently by Michael Bay which doesn’t really give me much hope or interest in revisiting it.

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  • The Virtues

    The Virtues

    ★★★★★

    I just fucking love Shane Meadows. From This is England, through Dead Man’s Shoes to A Room For Romeo Brass and not to mention the This is England mini-series’. This guy is a serious voice for contemporary British society and filmmaking who also employs universal themes in his work. I’m surprised that The Virtues even appears on Letterboxd listings as it not a film but another 4-part mini-series. It doesn’t lessen its impact, though. In fact, it’s all the better…

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    The Banshees of Inisherin

    ★★★★★

    Despite having a fervent following, I’ve often found Martin McDonagh’s films to be very hit and miss. I’m fully aware that In Bruges and Three Billboards fully satisfy many people but while I found them both to be quite good, I also found them flawed and Seven Psychopaths was a bit of a disappointing mess overall. That aside, The Banshees of Inisherin feels like McDonagh has finally balanced his tone. Unlike his previous films, the humour didn’t feel forced and benefitted from…