Favorite films

  • Citizen Kane
  • All About Eve
  • Fargo
  • In the Mood for Love

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  • Tron

    ★★

  • Morvern Callar

    ★★★

  • Trainspotting

    ★★★½

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

    ★★★★

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  • Tron

    Tron

    ★★

    I watched this for one of my film studies classes: "Theories of Mass Culture: Film and Game so I'm just going to copy my class discussion post below:

    This is the second time I have seen Tron. Since I’ve gotten used to being roughly the age of my classmates’ parents, I’ll admit right off the bat that I saw this film the first time in the theater in 1982 when I was a little kid, and while I had no…

  • Cosmopolis

    Cosmopolis

    ★★★

    I thought the film had pacing issues at times but overall I liked it.  Great ending.  I can’t stand Twilight or Harry Potter stuff but I’m really becoming a Pattinson fan.

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  • Vampyr

    Vampyr

    ★★★★

    Carl Theodor Dreyser directed this super creepy near-silent film about a young supernatural enthusiast who finds himself face to face with dark forces at a remote inn. The film has a very sparse plot, but is teeming with stark and disturbing imagery. This is definitely a must-see for cinephiles (I was late to the party) and lovers of German Expressionism.

  • Girlfriends

    Girlfriends

    ★★★★

    I was able to catch this one before the death of Filmstruck and I'm so happy I did. Melanie Mayron is completely engaging and I loved this sweet and slightly off-kilter story. And Christopher Guest was apparently a hottie at some point so yay for that. But seriously, I really loved this film and it's stuff like this that make me so glad that I'm in film nerd groups because I would never have made it a priority to watch without the recommendation of someone who I really trust. (So thanks Matthew Gasteier!)