Favorite films

  • Zodiac
  • Halloween
  • The Hitcher
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street

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  • Men
  • Friday the 13th
  • A Christmas Story
  • The Purge

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  • Men

    Men

    ★★★½

    The level of vehement disagreement surrounding this movie is extraordinary to me. I'll just leave it at that, as far as that goes.

    The cinematography is beautiful. The acting is top notch by both leads.

    As others have pointed out, the female character is woefully underwritten, but I wonder if there was something deliberate about that. I can't put my finger on what the point of that would be, but I do wonder.

    Also others have pointed out the lack…

  • Friday the 13th

    Friday the 13th

    ★★★

    I get that there's nothing that stands out as truly extraordinary about this, but there are things that stand out as likable about it.

    For instance, it seems to me that this has just aged very well. Some argue that it hasn't, in that they perceive that the pacing is slow, and that there are scenes that seem to be purely killing time, but I just don't see it this way. For me, I like that there isn't a frantic…