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Recent reviews

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    The Banshees of Inisherin


    Watched as part of my March 2023 Challenge.


    “We’ll keep aimlessly chatting, and me life will keep dwindling, and in 12 years I’ll die with nothin’ to show for it, bar the chats I’ve had with a limited man. Is that it?”

    What are friends for? That's a question that's often asked rhetorically when acknowledging something done among friends. But seriously, what are friends for? Are they people you feel comfortable with and want to hang out with, people…

  • Valley of the Dolls

    Valley of the Dolls


    Watched as part of my March 2023 Challenge.


    "Honey, listen, it's a rotten business."
    "I know. But I love it!"

    That's the entertainment business they're talking about in the above quote. A business that one can say is equally plagued by the "highs" of success and the glory of fame, as well as the bitterness, the jealousy, the resentment, the backstabbings, and the overall pressures of keeping a certain status. Those are waters that a lot of wannabe artists…

Popular reviews

  • Eraserhead



    Rarely do I feel the need, or urge, to rewatch a film so quickly. Ironically, one of the 2 times I remember doing it was with Lynch's Mulholland Drive (the other one was with Memento). I had to see this again and it's amazing how much a rewatch helps with trying to understand things (emphasis on "Trying"!). Such a mesmerizing film.

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread


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

    Watched as part of my February 2018 Challenge.

    A film with a face on the poster
    A Best Picture nominee

    "The mistakes I've made, I've made again. They can no longer be ignored. There are things nagging at me. Things that now must be done. Things I simply cannot do without you. To keep my sour heart from choking. To break a curse. A house that doesn't change is a dead house."

    A lot of what happens in Phantom Thread