Samuel Miller

Samuel Miller Pro

Writer and photographer. Me and my dog, Dean, love watching movies together.

Favorite films

  • The Hunt for Red October
  • Sneakers
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Jurassic Park

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  • May December

    ★★★★½

  • The Zone of Interest

    ★★★★½

  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★★

  • What About Bob?

    ★★★★½

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  • May December

    May December

    ★★★★½

    Extraordinary. I love movies like this. Mature, adult dramas that drop the hammer right when they need to.

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★½

    Showed this to my nephews and niece (huge Dune fans) for the first time. They were amazed at how bad it was, yet enthralled the entire time.

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  • Kimi

    Kimi

    ★★★★½

    An excellent neo-Hitchcock riff
    We still don’t appreciate Soderbergh enough

  • Happily

    Happily

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Really hoped to love this one. Not compelling enough to justify being that opaque. Ambiguity as needless affectation. The characters were treated with cynical dismissiveness such that the landing didn’t surprise or land at all.
    I was enjoying it, because it seemed to be leading to having a point, like a Twilight Zone episode (which is directly and indirectly referenced), until it turned out to be nothing, meaning nothing, and gaining insight into nothing. 
    Apparently it was some [fill in…