Thomas Flight

You might have seen my video essays on YouTube. 

This is a casual log of first impressions, not well thought out reviews.

Favorite films

  • A Hidden Life
  • Sans Soleil
  • Koyaanisqatsi
  • The Souvenir

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  • Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★★

  • My Dinner with Andre

    ★★★★★

  • Bones and All

    ★★★★

  • The Wonder

    ★★★½

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  • My Dinner with Andre

    My Dinner with Andre

    ★★★★★

    "I just never really looked at the picture. And then, at a certain point, I realized I'd just gone for a good eighteen years unable to feel except in the most extreme situations.

    I mean, to some extent, I still had the ability to live in my work, that was why I was such a work junkie, that was why I felt that every play that I did was a matter of my life or my death. But in my real life, I was dead. I was a robot. I mean, I didn't even allow myself to get angry or annoyed."

  • Bones and All

    Bones and All

    ★★★★

    This left me with a mess of feelings that I can't untangle for this particular review, suffice to say this year's cinema has taken me on quite a few different journeys, and while this one is far from the best, it was definitely one of the more visceral; which surprisingly was only half due to the body-horror/subject matter. Guadagnino crafts this word where the stakes genuinely feel really high. I was horrified but I didn't want to look away, not…

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★½

    They really went ALL OUT on the music video for the new Hans Zimmer album.

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★

    Going Fast ✅
    Aviator Sunglasses ✅
    American Flags ✅
    Drinking Beer ✅
    Labrador Retriever ✅
    The Navy ✅
    Climbing Out Of a Girl’s Bedroom Window ✅
    Football on the Beach ✅
    Leaving No Man Behind ✅
    The Power of Will to Overcome Physics ✅
    Impressing Admirals ✅
    Tom Cruise ✅
    Not Letting Any Other Country Refine Uranium ✅

    🇺🇸 Pure Uncut Americana 🇺🇸

    Full Discussion on Cinema of Meaning Ep. 17