abbaskiaroSTANi

33% on rotten tomatoes

one half cannes film festival; one half fantastic fest.

Favorite films

  • Taste of Cherry
  • The Similars
  • Werckmeister Harmonies
  • Oldboy

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  • What Is It?

    ★★½

  • Bodies Bodies Bodies

    ★★½

  • The Wicker Man

    ★★★★½

  • The Wailing

    ★★★★½

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  • Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman

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

    What's the point of this movie?

    There was no catharsis. The film was so bold in all the wrong places and staggeringly tame every time it actually needed to be bold. I'm seriously supposed to "yassss queeeen!" at a fucking winky emoticon at the end? After she just got fucking smothered and had her corpse burned? The film could have had essentially the same ending without her needing to put herself in harms way just to give a rapist a…

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★

    the normal guy in me: hey this new joker movie is really good

    the insufferable cinephile in me: hey this new joker movie is just a blatant impersonation of two vastly superior Martin Scorsese films (King of Comedy & Taxi Driver)

    the both me's in me: give Joaquin Phoenix an Oscar right now