Patrick O'Leary

Patrick O'Leary Pro

Favorite films

  • The Fly
  • American Honey
  • White Heat
  • RRR

Recent activity

  • Leave the World Behind


  • Good Morning


  • National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation


  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


Recent reviews

  • Leave the World Behind

    Leave the World Behind


    I couldn't get into it. The director is trying to do camera work and concurrent action scenes like De Palma, but can't pull it off.

    Story-wise, it explains way too much, and stops dead when it's just characters talking to one another. I found the lack of forward-momentum really tiresome in a 2.5 hour film.

    Too much that just looked cool but didn't add to the experience.

  • Good Morning

    Good Morning


    Very sweet. More fart jokes than expected. But otherwise it's a nuance and comedic look at an insular group of neighborhood families in post-war Japan.

    The kids are great. Especially the youngster.

    I got Wes Anderson and Tati vibes.

Popular reviews

  • Hundreds of Beavers

    Hundreds of Beavers


    The amount of imagination and craft that went into this is unbeleivable. It's the story of a would-be fur trapper trying to make it in the wilds, but told through the lens of Buster Keaton, Looney Tunes, and Guy Maddin.

    It's a winning combo when you have some incredible talent on set and in the editing room.

    The structure works really well, too. It's like The Martian. Just a guy overcoming problems that come up. Trying to get to his…

  • Hollister



    I didn't expect this to go full Lynch.