Matt Montada

Matt Montada

I am a film critic that appreciates all kinds of filmmaking. Whether its arthouse or Hollywood, i watch em’ all!

Favorite films

  • Ikiru
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Paris, Texas

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  • The Green Knight

    ★★★★★

  • Body Double

    ★★★½

  • Sunset Boulevard

    ★★★★★

  • Sullivan's Travels

    ★★★★★

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  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★★

    The Green Knight has got to be one of the not only one of my favorite theater experiences of the year, but it is also up there as one of my favorite films of the entire year so far.

    For starters, this is a film that makes for not only a mesmerizing experience that captures the essence of the original poem while still being its own entity, but also a superbly-told story that tackles themes such as our search for…

  • Body Double

    Body Double

    ★★★½

    Shoutouts to Luke, Carrot, and Spencer for making the viewing experience of this film all-the-more fun. 

    But yeah, this was a pretty damn solid, entertaining thriller that offers some surprisingly biting satire towards the film industry (which i did not expect at all).

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  • The Father

    The Father

    ★★★★★

    The Father is not even a horror film, and yet i found it to be one of the most terrifying films i have seen in a while. It is by far the most haunting depiction of a medical condition (in this case, dementia) i have seen in quite some time. I even did research on dementia after i watched this film, and this film seems to capture the brutalities of living with this condition super well.

    Through his excellent script…

  • Pig

    Pig

    ★★★★½

    Despite the synopsis sounding like a rehash of John Wick, Pig actually serves as one of the years biggest surprises by being an intimate, meditative, emotionally raw depiction of the themes that it masterfully explores through superb writing and directing. With these excellently done components (as well as a career-best performance from Nicholas Cage), this film brilliantly touches upon grief and the values of life (as well as how people are willing to say that these values don’t exist) in…