Blake VP

Blake VP

Favorite films

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • Harakiri
  • Cries and Whispers

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  • The Old Oak

    ★★★½

  • FPS: First Person Shooter

    ★★★½

  • Society of the Snow

    ★★★½

  • Passages

    ★★★

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  • The Old Oak

    The Old Oak

    ★★★½

    film about prejudice that's a predictable yet wholesome event that's important in any context. Empathetic actors like Dave Turner are such a joy to watch, and the inner conflict within him and how it's resolved is a beautiful turn in what feels like a film initially ramping towards violence. It's not groundbreaking in its themes or message, but it's an important message nonetheless.

  • FPS: First Person Shooter

    FPS: First Person Shooter

    ★★★½

    simply put, I love the subject matter and always want to learn more about video game history. It's not a super well put together documentary, but it's enjoyable nonetheless.

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  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★★★½

    Mank is impeccably made - a towering achievement for David Fincher, as a film that succeeded on every conceivable creative level, expanding on the Kane legend and not misrepresenting the people the original Herman Mankiewicz Citizen Kane script portrayed. Bombastic, overtly provocative, dripping in narcissism writing that would've made Herman Mankiewicz proud. A gorgeously shot homage to the masterpiece Citizen Kane, the old studio system, and the levity of the situation with the Hearst family's friendly relationship with Mankiewicz and…

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★

    Dune is the unadaptable novel that three auteurs of their era have now braved - David Lynch, Alejandro Jodorowsky, and now with the most self-serious tone, Denis Villeneuve and only Villeneuve had the foresight to split this story into two parts with the massive worldbuilding element of the novel. Now, it's hard to judge the entire product without seeing the result, but knowing what is left in the story has me incredibly excited for part two. Part one does an…