Aaron

Just a simple being, trying to outpace Roger Ebert, can I do it?
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  • The Faceless Man

    The Faceless Man

    Have you seen Brian Trenchard Smiths Turkey Shoot? Possibly the height of ozoloitation filled with action, drama, horror, sci fi et all, its remix time! Because now is the new face, or faceless ozploitation film that is frat, drug, horror,crime, drama et all Faceless Man, featuring familiar Australian character actors, but really is a picky eaters plate of good moments with filling fluff.
    It really feels like a semi horror version of Lock stock and two smoking barrels, and is…

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    For those who read Antkind, and obsess over Kaufman’s literary worlds, his adaptation is grounded in great visuals excellent performances but faces one crucial detriment- tedium.
    The film is a puzzle but even in a puzzle there’s enjoyment in the journey, roughly a good half hour could be excised for a tight awards front runner. However the film is quite good, a fine wine paired with Eraserhead and the inner mind of an unsure genius. Kaufman is one of our…

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    Enough has been stated about the technical marvel, but I'd look to focus on this fitting in the films of David Lean, John Houston or lots of the cinematic caveats we consider classics. Ratchet up the suspense you have a three short stories that intersect in a thrilling way, and expertly acted by all cast members. Sparse dialogue adds to the suspense as we know these British and french soldiers wait to evacuate. Nolan is a technical genius in the…

  • Sorry to Bother You

    Sorry to Bother You

    ★★★★★

    This is right up my alley - sci fi, comedy, satire and encouragingly weird. I am one of those viewers that can’t help think of what films remind me of while I’m soaking them in my retinas. Throughout STBY I was reminded of the following: O Lucky Man, Brother from another planet, (last years) KUSO, and some others. 
    Boots Riley may have made the single strongest debut since Jeremy Sauliners Blue Ruin or Jordan peeles Get Out. The film is…