JKM

favorites from last month. always logging stuff late. hapa boy from the bay area.

Favorite films

  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
  • The Hustler
  • There There
  • The Rules of the Game

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  • Deliverance

    ★★★½

  • The Wild Bunch

    ★★★★½

  • Drip-Along Daffy

    ★★★

  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

    ★★★

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  • The Hustler

    The Hustler

    ★★★★★

    "It's a real great feeling when you're right and you know you're right. It's like all of a sudden I got oil in my arm. Pool cue's part of me. You know, it's a -- pool cue's got nerves in it. It's a piece of wood -- it's got nerves in it. You feel the roll of those balls. You don't have to look. You just know. You make shots that nobody's ever made before. And you play that game…

  • White Noise

    White Noise

    ★★★½

    I still watch movies more than I read books because I'm a bad adult. Haven't read this one. I found this pretty funny. Hated the very ending. He loves his wife -- don't overthink it. Most of all, I didn't think Elfman had anything like this in him at this point.

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  • Far Far Away Idol

    Far Far Away Idol

    ½

    My family went to a house party in 2005. While all the parents drank and chatted downstairs, all the kids were up in the playroom, shooting Nerf guns and watching Shrek 2. When the credits rolled, the host's kids popped into the bonus features and queued up this motherfucker. After every character performed their song, we were asked to vote on who should win. I put up my hand for Donkey's passionate performance of "Disco Inferno," but, of course, Prince…

  • The Room

    The Room

    ★★★★★

    On an eleventh watch, I realize that Lisa and Claudette talking about breast cancer means that this film technically passes the Bechdel test.

    Also, masterpiece.