Alec Lane

”what the hell do critics know?” - jason derulo

Favorite films

  • Seed
  • Chad Hanna
  • Unfinished Business
  • Till We Meet Again

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  • Shocker

    ★★★★½

  • Deliver Us from Evil

    ★★

  • Mr. Thank You

    ★★★★½

  • Would It Kill You to Laugh? Starring Kate Belant + John Early

    ★★

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  • Crimes of the Future

    Crimes of the Future

    ★★★★½

    everyone saying this is “incoherent” or “hard to follow” or whatever is so so wrong… literally just pay attention

  • Ricochet

    Ricochet

    ★★★★½

    Despite my worst nightmare happening (the film stopping and having to go back into the booth to help another projectionist) twice, still an amazing flick.

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  • Here and Elsewhere

    Here and Elsewhere

    Embodies the 70s Godard aesthetic of excessive stimulation not only because it employs it, but because that’s what it’s dealing with on the thematic level as well. Even in the bourgeois French home, the children watch TV, then do homework, then eat dinner—an itinerary with little room for deviation. The idea of overstimulation is similar: if we are being faced with an unending succession of stimuli, which will each naturally seem to build upon the prior given the simple fact…

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    ★★★★★

    After the second watch I’m thinking this is the best movie I’ve ever seen. I’m usually not one to make this sort of judgement so hastily, but this is the kind of movie that makes you reconsider just about any other that you’ve watched. Intolerance is constantly giving you so much information that you fear throughout the runtime that you will have forgotten key elements by the end. But when the picture is finished, you can’t deny the enormity of…