Nate

Trying to figure it out one movie at a time before the credits roll.

Favorite films

  • Lost in Translation
  • Chungking Express
  • Broadcast News
  • High and Low

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  • Good on Paper

    ★★

  • The Last Seduction

    ★★★★

  • Gunpowder Milkshake

    ★★½

  • The Hand

    ★★★½

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  • Space Jam: A New Legacy

    Space Jam: A New Legacy

    I love love love the original having grown up with it and listened to the soundtrack multiple times but this is the most disappointing movie I've seen in a long time. Objectively the original isn't great (at least when viewed without the lens of nostalgia) but this is 10000x worse. It has no soul, no heart and just feels empty. There's a bunch of different IPs throughout from the WB archive but much like Ready Player One, these feel like husks of the actual properties haphazardly included in this popurri of corporate trash

  • The Tomorrow War

    The Tomorrow War

    ★★

    Nothing says Independence Day like watching a trash version of Independence Day wherein Chris Pratt doesn’t even have a ounce of the charisma Will Smith did to make this premise work.

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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★½

    An (admittedly lazy) comparison given its setting is that this is a poor man's Bergman crossed with some of the perversions of Von Trier and some of the deadpan humor of Kaurismaki. But in combining them together what you get is fractions of each without fully realizing any of its potentials.

    The first hour - 75 minutes of this is super engaging. Aster, as he did with Hereditary, builds this atmosphere that is rife with this underlying tension/anticipation for what's…

  • Love Actually

    Love Actually

    But for now, let me say - Without hope or agenda - Just because it's Christmas - And at Christmas you tell the truth - Love Actually is terrible.