Nathan

A film lover and aspiring writer with a BA in Cinema Studies and a minor in Marble Hornets trivia.

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  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    ★★★★★

  • A Quiet Place Part II

    ★★★

  • Us

    ★★★★

  • John Wick

    ★★★

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  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    Bo Burnham: Inside

    ★★★★★

    "That unapparent summer air in early fall / The quiet comprehending of the ending of it all."

    Is INSIDE a comedy special, or a film, or a 87-minute cry for help? The answer is yes.

    All I can tell you is that this is Art with a capital letter, nuanced and subtle and packed so full of depth of feeling that one or another element of its broad emotional range is guaranteed to burrow into your brain and visit for…

  • A Quiet Place Part II

    A Quiet Place Part II

    ★★★

    I watched this with a couple friends in an otherwise-empty auditorium after a 17-month hiatus on going to movie theaters, which were more or less the perfect conditions under which to watch this movie because I was inclined to be forgiving and just enjoy the ride.

    A Quiet Place has settled into being a comfortably mid-range blockbuster horror franchise. It's a popcorn flick where you have to strategically time your snacking so as not to interrupt the tension. It's a…

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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★★★

    Exactly what a sequel should be: Not just bigger and flashier, but more focused and intimate, digging deeper into the characters (principals and secondaries alike) and making them feel more fleshed out as individuals. If you loved these characters before, you'll be even more fond of them after this. They're still an uproariously fun bunch to spend time with, but they all demonstrate more emotional range here (with the exception of maybe Baby Groot, who doesn't have a lot of…

  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★½

    Yup, still a modern horror classic. If you have any affection for scary movies and you haven't watched this yet, what on Earth are you waiting for?

    I could talk for ages about all the smart decisions this film makes, but then we'd end up with a big ol' wall of text, so let's do something different and make a list.

    Reasons Why "It Follows" is Great and You Should Watch It

    - The premise is fiendishly clever and legitimately…