RSS feed for lauren

Favorite films

Recent activity

All films

Recent reviews

More
  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina 2015

    ★★★★½ Watched 20 May, 2015

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I loved pretty much everything about this movie. During most of it though I couldn't believe that Ava had any real emotions for Caleb..

    Caleb asks Nathan if Ava was programmed to be attracted to him, and in response Nathan brings up a vice versa scenario. If Caleb's nature-nurture evolutionary programming had predisposed him to be attracted to Ava. While I can wholly believe Caleb fell for Ava due to those factors, primarily her mix of damsel in distress and…

  • Selma

    Selma 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 11 Mar, 2015

    ava duvernay is my hero.

Popular reviews

More
  • Only God Forgives

    Only God Forgives 2013

    ★½ Watched 25 Jul, 2013 4

    This film was absolute torture to watch. It was a 90 minute staring contest between Ryan Gosling and himself. Honestly, Gosling [in general, but more specifically as Julian] has to be one of the least threatening actors I’ve ever seen on screen, and for some reason he keeps getting these roles of 'indie' badass.. even mainstream if you count Gangster Squad, lul.

    OGF attempts to create an alternative world lush with moral nihilists and sociopathic creatures but failed in its…

  • The Purge

    The Purge 2013

    Watched 09 Jun, 2013

    it's 2022, the working man still comes home to a cooked dinner. minorities, and the poor, are in shambles [i mean, nothing much has changed.. am i right!]. so there is one day a year you can kill them, or each other, and ethan hawke sells you bunk security systems to protect you. some sociopathic punk high society kids talk in philosophical bullshit, and ultimately i don't give a fuck about anyone in this film.
    the end.