Neal Mercier

Avid movie watcher and independent filmmaker. I have taste, but it isn’t necessarily good. 

Current Favorites Theme: One Eye Open

Favorite films

  • They Live
  • Minority Report
  • Candyman
  • The Social Network

Recent activity

  • Kitbull

  • Cha Cha Real Smooth

  • Dazed and Confused

  • Next Stop Wonderland

Pinned reviews

  • Hot Rod

    Hot Rod

    “Cool beans.”

    They were originally going to call this A Goofy Movie, but then they found out that the name was already taken.

  • Shithouse


    "I have zero friends. Like, you could say my roommate is a friend, but we hate each other. And aren't friends."

    What a wonderful, wonderful movie. I'm so glad this was recommended to me – it's so in line with my sensibilities and just hit me right in the gut. I see so much of my college self in this movie (in both of the characters, but particularly Alex), which I don't necessarily mean as a compliment to me. The characters…

Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    "Part of the journey is the end."

    Dazzling. Utterly joyous and effective. I'm honestly floored by how much I loved this, especially after how indifferent to Infinity War I was. It's nostalgia done well, it's fan service done well... This is an unbelievably emotional end to an 11-year, 22-film journey, and while it's undeniably had its ups and downs, holy shit was it worth the ride.

    I'll write more about this at some point, when I've inevitably seen it again and more people have seen it so I don't accidentally spoil the fun.

  • Dunkirk



    Just as powerful a film the second time around. Nolan really knocked it out of the park with this one.