samcalls

samcalls

Music/Sound maker and general guy, probably wrong about movies

Favorite films

  • The Piano Teacher
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • Exotica
  • Phantom Thread

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  • Dune: Part Two

  • 24 Hour Party People

  • Persona

    ★★★★★

  • Election

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  • Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream

    ★★½

    Oh hey it’s the music from those 2009 Nick Cage freak out montages. Not the bees! Haha

  • The Iron Claw

    The Iron Claw

    ★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    You have no idea how much I want to love this, I've been waiting on this movie since it was announced as it's such a great tale but yeah personally I'm let down.

    Overall there were some great parts, great cinematography, sound, lighting, all the works. Moments that captured that whole tempestuous milieu of men in the south. Those boys hiding behind stoic façade, reminiscent of Brokeback Mountain in the best of ways. I can't help but feel like theres…

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  • Irreversible

    Irreversible

    ★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    No matter how ready you think you are for this film, watching it is a whole other experience which I wouldn't blame anybody for quitting.

    After going through what feels like a tornado of grim nihilism (especially as the camera endlessly spins round and round for minutes on end) the main question I (and I'm assuming a lot of people) asked themselves was 'what did it all add up to?' and ultimately 'was it worth it?'

    The long and short…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    ★★★★½

    Couple behind me broke up when he went baby mode, powerful stuff

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