Adam Collins

Former Movie Trivia Schmoedown Singles Champion and film enthusiast.

Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Dead Man
  • Blue Velvet
  • Sideways

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  • Shattered Glass

    ★★★★

  • First Blood

    ★★★★

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★

  • Candy

    ★★★½

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  • Pacific Heights

    Pacific Heights

    ★★★

    On paper, Pacific Heights is a thriller of modest ambition that you might expect to see on Lifetime, but when you add Modine, Griffith, and Keaton, the movie gets an automatic boost in my opinion. It certainly nails what it’s like to have a horrible tenant or roommate and then it takes an interesting turn when it escalates beyond the typical feuding between neighbors. I’m always here for Evil Keaton.

  • Darkman

    Darkman

    ★★★★

    Darkman remains a joyous descent into pulpy superhero madness. Everyone understands the assignment which is obvious from the first frame, especially the normally reserved Liam Neeson whose wonderfully unhinged performance makes this so much fun to revisit. Additionally, Danny Elfman truly outdid himself in 1990 by scoring this, Dick Tracy, Nightbreed, and Edward Scissorhands in the same year, every one of them a banger. Utterly bananas.

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★½

    It’s not perfect, but I dug a lot about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. It had some amazing visuals, a great score, one of my favorite villainous arcs thus far in the MCU, and it’s just nice to have Sam Raimi back.

  • Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    ★★★★

    Zack Snyder’s superhero behemoth is a testament to films deserving second chances. I found the 2017 version truncated yet watchable, but this iteration adds a tremendous amount of depth and delivers a genuinely intimidating villain in Darkseid who looms heavily over the entire film. Steppenwolf’s character development is another noticeable improvement and I found myself far more invested in his plight this time around. Cyborg and the Flash feel more rounded as well which infuses the Justice League with a…