Alex O'Meara

28. Film Studies masters student. Loves coffee and Kubrick/Fincher movies.

Favorite films

  • Lost in Translation
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Under the Skin
  • Dressed to Kill

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  • Sex Drive

    ★★★½

  • Silent Night, Deadly Night

    ★★★

  • Run

    ★★★½

  • X

    ★★★★½

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  • Tusk

    Tusk

    ★★★

    Comes to a screeching halt once J*hnny D*pp shows up. A lot of fun and genuinely creepy up until that point.

  • Benedetta

    Benedetta

    ★★★★½

    Absolutely scandalous. I loved every minute of it.

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★★

    Unlike anything I've ever seen. The mix of documentary style shooting and gorgeous visuals works very well. Glazer has created an intelligent social commentary on what it's like to be alone. Johansson gives her strongest performance since Lost in Translation, really amazing work. She manages to switch between charmingly seductive and ice cold predator effortlessly. Truly terrifying performance. Mica Levi's score is also quite terrifying, it's been stuck in my head since I watched it. Glazer has crafted a haunting masterpiece which showcases Johansson's talents.

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★★

    If you've ever seen a Wes Anderson film you can guess the kind of zany antics to expect within his films and The Grand Budapest Hotel is no different. The film follows the escapades of Gustave H., the concierge of the renowned Grand Budapest Hotel and his new lobby boy, Zero. After one of his elderly lovers is found dead, Gustave comes under suspicion for her murder and must prove his innocence to the authorities and find the real killer…