Chuck Jordan

Chuck Jordan

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Video game developer in Oakland California

Favorite films

  • Miller's Crossing
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Star Wars
  • Pom Poko

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  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★★½

  • Aquaman

    ★★★

  • Malignant

    ★★★½

  • Dancer in the Dark

    ½

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  • Malignant

    Malignant

    ★★★½

    Bonkers fun not beholden to any notion of good taste or common sense. The opening sets the tone so perfectly, and the movie stays true to that throughout. I didn’t expect to like this at all, but it was hell of fun.

  • Dancer in the Dark

    Dancer in the Dark

    Garbage. It makes me angry because the soundtrack is so excellent, and the music and Bjork’s talent are wasted on this nonsense.

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  • 10 Cloverfield Lane

    10 Cloverfield Lane

    ★★★★

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

    Perfect in tone, with enough tension to keep building relentlessly even after the initial premise had been squared away, and enough levity to keep it in the spirit of fun, old-fashioned thrillers.

    Mary Elizabeth Winstead doesn't get enough credit for being able to take weird projects and just nail the tone perfectly. John Goodman has done variations of this character so many times that you'd think there'd be no surprise left, but it's still harrowing wondering when he's going to…