Tyler Duswalt

Tyler Duswalt

Favorite films

  • Apocalypse Now
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Taxi Driver

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  • 21 Jump Street

  • Casino

  • Corpse Bride

  • Parenthood

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  • The Cat in the Hat

    The Cat in the Hat

    I’ve probably seen this over a hundred times in my life, but cat’s side profile this time really revealed how much it’s just Mike Myers in a cat suit. Intensely unsettling. Still unironically high art and forever beyond its years

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

    That was the lamest courtroom scene ever

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★★

    It’s got a wonderful defense mechanism.”

    Alien is one of the most sexually driven films I’ve experienced, even without innuendos or any hint towards actual sexual activity. There are many instances of blatant visualizations of genitalia, namely in the design of the Xenomorph itself; in its most disturbing moments, it’s is all too suggestive towards sexually aggressive acts. 

    The synopsis of the entire first half of Alien can be traced parallel to the reproductive process for humans. 

    It all starts as…

  • Grounded: Making The Last of Us

    Grounded: Making The Last of Us

    ★★★★

    “No matter what - you keep finding something to fight for.”

    The Last of Us
     contains my all-time favorite narrative within a video game, and I loved getting to know a whole lot more about what went in to this masterpiece. Such an incredible collaborative effort for what came to be a brutal, beautiful, unflinchingly emotional experience.