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Favorite films

  • Sorcerer
  • Save the Green Planet!
  • Canoa: A Shameful Memory
  • The Ascent

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  • Lady Bird

    ★★★★½

  • Nacho Libre

    ★★★

  • Detention

    ★★★

  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

    ★★★★★

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  • Sweet Smell of Success

    Sweet Smell of Success

    ★★★★½

    “The cat’s in the bag, and the bag’s in the river!”

    Wise-cracking double-entendre slinging glitzy high class livin' New York City rats fighting over a dame that doesn't belong to either of them. This is the glamour and grime tailored to a one size fits all suit. What a flick! I will never grow tired of dialogue so sharply written it could cut overripe tomatoes with the weight of a feather. An engrossing 96 minute spin through the morale riptides…

  • Pulse

    Pulse

    ★★★★½

    "Do you want to meet a ghost?"

    PULSE is terrifying. Scratch that. Horrifying. Dreadful. PEAK cinematic horror. Such brilliance in its pacing, writing and mood. Cinema like this is so inspiring. Its incredibly delightful when chills run down your back from moving images and sound. A world wonder that all should embrace. Its even better when its so effortlessly obvious that a director has you in the palm of their hands, playing with you like a child with a clump of…

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  • As Good as It Gets

    As Good as It Gets

    ★★½

    The title alone feels like an admission to the fact that this movie never achieves its intended goals. We, the audience are meant to root for a bigoted rich white asshole that can solve all his problems by throwing money at a few people, then follow it up half-assed apologies. "She cures his OCD though!" some defenders may say! It still doesn't negate his onslought of insults hurled towards a struggling (and desperate) single mom and a stereotypically acted gay man…

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★

    "Friends, brothers, or sisters. Who can regale me and my Queen with some myth or tale?"

    Sir Gaiwan and the Green knight. A tale centuries old, retold through the eyes of David Lowery. This will be my first Lowery film. I hope it shall not be my last. 

    Almost 2 years ago the initial trailer dropped for this. I remember showing a few friends of  mine in unbridled joy. My excitement for this movie to come out in the next few months…