Martin

Old reviews don’t necessarily reflect my current opinion ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Favorite films

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  • Johnny Got His Gun
  • Céline and Julie Go Boating
  • Storytelling

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  • The Matrix

    ★★★★★

  • Doomsday

    ★★★

  • ʔEʔanx (The Cave)

    ★★½

  • Shimásání

    ★★★½

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  • Withnail & I

    Withnail & I

    ★★★★½

    I like my substance abuse surrounded by dry British humour (though I'm not really a fan of Trainspotting). Withnail & I is full of narcissism, paranoia and gleeful disobedience but also a sense of despair - an understanding this lifestyle is unsustainable and self-destructive - adding the pathos that makes a comedy last. You can tell it was based on real experiences (of the writer-director, Bruce Robinson, who hasn't done that many films, but I really need to check out How…

  • Inspector Gadget

    Inspector Gadget

    ★½

    Observations on this rewatch (prompted by this list):

    1) Matthew Broderick killed two people in a car accident and got away with it, making the moment the Gadgetmobile tells him to wear a seatbelt more than a touch dark.

    2) The innuendo between Gadget and that doctor woman is insane ("Wowser", monkey noises, fireworks, toothpaste ejaculate, etc.). Then there's the stupid-slutty clone version of her who is programmed to do cheer-leading... Just wow.

    3) This is like a family friendly…