Skip Sanders

Skip Sanders

Favorites are my Best of 2023
Film extraordinaire.

Favorite films

  • The Holdovers
  • The Killer
  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
  • Polite Society

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  • The Killer

    ★★★★½

  • Anatomy of a Fall

    ★★★★

  • Killers of the Flower Moon

    ★★★

  • The Holdovers

    ★★★★★

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  • The Killer

    The Killer

    ★★★★½

    “Anticipate, don't improvise. Trust no one. Never yield an advantage. Fight only the battle you're paid to fight.”

    This is a polished, “philosophical” thriller and it is fantastic. It is one enjoyable action scene after another with meticulous planning, plotting, and brooding of a killer who knows how to leave emotion at the door. Until, of course, he doesn’t. 

    What happens when you have blocked out all morals, only to cry ‘foul!’ when your morals are upended? Can we talk…

  • Anatomy of a Fall

    Anatomy of a Fall

    ★★★★

    Anatomy of a Fall had me engaged the whole time. Sometimes these Oscar Nominations (it received 5) can get a little over-hyped but not this one. The way in which the script was constructed was fantastic and it brings you along into the story in a very refreshing way. The mix of present, past, and courtroom drama all came together and blended well.

    But what makes it stand out is by far the layers of a complicated marriage and how…

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  • Barbie

    Barbie

    ½

    I like being told how bad I am for being a man.

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★½

    Terrific performances. Made for music lovers. Excellent script. The romance could have went slightly deeper. But really. The payoff at the end of the movie is one of the all time greats.