Nate

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

Favorite films

  • Lost in Translation
  • Chungking Express
  • Broadcast News
  • The Princess Bride

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  • Normal People

    ★★★★★

  • Bodies Bodies Bodies

    ★★★

  • Raising Arizona

    ★★★★

  • Lightyear

    ★★★

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  • Normal People

    Normal People

    ★★★★★

    "It's not like this with other people."

    Finally logging this after first seeing this early pandemic and finding myself coming back to it over the course of the past 2 years when I need a reminder of how rare the truly deep connections we have in life are.

  • The Gray Man

    The Gray Man

    ★★

    Movie stars being movie stars and having that cache and charisma carry this film. Otherwise bland direction, ugly made for TV cinematography and a script that appears to be AI written. Chris Evans is fun though.

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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.