Ben Pinsent

Ben Pinsent

Favorite films

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • An American Werewolf in London
  • No Country for Old Men
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

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  • A Quiet Place

    ★★★★

  • Ghost Stories

    ★★★½

  • Ready Player One

    ★★

  • Pacific Rim: Uprising

    ★★

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  • Ghost Stories

    Ghost Stories

    ★★★½

    A creepy suspenseful film with gorgeous cinematography and captivating performances that unfortunately cannot stick a landing.

  • Ready Player One

    Ready Player One

    ★★

    This is a film that does not know who it is for.

    Its only loosely adapted from the source material and has made an incredibly poor transition from written word to big screen.

    Speaking as someone who enjoyed listening to the book, I cannot understand the story or characters, which just move from one place to another without real rhyme or reason.

    They have removed the main draw of the source material namely the 80's references and the crazy worlds…

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  • A Wrinkle in Time

    A Wrinkle in Time

    ★★

    A film with a good heart that can't quite work the filmic aspects of itself.

    It cannot structure a story and present compelling characters outside of our lead. It looks pretty sometimes though

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