Victor Ogungbamigbe

I would never see a good movie for the first time on television.

Favorite films

  • F for Fake
  • Fallen Angels
  • Fantastic Planet
  • Do the Right Thing

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

  • Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel

    ★★★★★

  • Turning Red

    ★★★½

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  • Turning Red

    Turning Red

    ★★★½

    Not my favorite Pixar film by a longshot, but enjoyed this one nonetheless. The friendship between Mei and her friends was incredibly inspiring and sweet and as the son of immigrants I could deeply relate to the time in adolescence when your wants start to drift away from the wants of your parents and culture. What I didn't care for was the inclusion of the panda, as more often than not to me it felt superimposed on the plot of…

  • Network

    Network

    ★★★★

    A little on the nose, Network is still a hilarious, biting satire of the news industry which discusses the ramifications of allowing are base impulses and desires for violence overwhelm the need for true news. Perhaps the intention and shock value of the film has decreased as we have seen the rise of the "info-tainment" but it still strikes a very real chord on laying bare why the American populace is drawn to these programs. However, I was not a…

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  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    Bo Burnham: Inside

    ★★★

    I really like Bo Burnham's comedy; I think he has a really intelligent way of making the boring dystopia of post-modern capitalism seem relatable and silly in it's approach. That being said I don't really like Bo Burnham as a comedian, mostly because I am always left feeling there is something inherently self destructive about his comedy. And for this special I really felt the self destruction, and while the introspection is successfully unnerving, I don't really see why the…

  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    I didn't like this film as much as I wanted, and I spent some time thinking about what I feel this movie lacks. As always let's start with the good: this film has a lot of heart, and there wasn't a single story that didn't feel real and absolutely heartbreaking. The courage needed to live outside the norms of society and push forward leaves the viewer with such admiration for the subjects. The film is beautiful and the natural scenes…