Favorite films

  • There Will Be Blood
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Wild Tales

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  • Dog Gone

    ★★

  • Reservoir Dogs

    ★★★½

  • TÁR

    ★★★★★

  • Airplane!

    ★★★½

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  • Dog Gone

    Dog Gone

    ★★

    Half a star for each gooboi featured in the film, another half star for broad emotional impact

  • Reservoir Dogs

    Reservoir Dogs

    ★★★½

    Maybe my expectations were too high but I was totally underwhelmed by Reservoir Dogs. I loved the clever absence of the actual heist in a heist movie, though.

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  • Drive My Car

    Drive My Car

    ★★★★★

    Spellbinding. This really grows on you throughout, going from a curiosity, to an interest, to obsessive attachment, and Drive My Car absolutely sticks the landing. Equally impressive wide shots and tight shots paired by high quality acting. The dialogue is excellent, with the characters very infrequently explicitly stating the compelling themes, instead all of these unfold through the medium of a complex, interwoven set of stories. Could it be a bit shorter? Maybe—but I have a hard time picking out…

  • TÁR

    TÁR

    ★★★★★

    A meticulous film that improves as it proceeds through its runtime. Richly layered in details of symbolic meaning in almost every scene, it will make for a great rewatch. Maybe its most interesting feature is its ability to morph ambiguously across genres, even going through phases of horror that feel perfectly in place. It has an compelling message that is well-executed and thought-provoking, leaving plenty of room for capital-D discourse. That said, I think Tár’s one weakness is that at…