Favorite films

  • Into the Wild
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Raw

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  • We're the Millers

    ★★★½

  • Wild Things

    ★½

  • Old

    ★★★

  • Conversations with Friends

    ★★½

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  • Foo Fighters: Back and Forth

    Foo Fighters: Back and Forth

    ★★★★

    "the foo fighters sound like the foo fighters because it's me (dave), and taylor, and nate, and chris, and pat. if it were anyone else, it would sound different."

    fuck i still can't believe it. rip taylor hawkins.

  • X

    X

    ★★★

    "i will not accept a life i do not deserve."

    can always count on a24 for a weird horror film. this oozes with 70s style. it changes tone halfway through amidst a meta conversation about changing tone - very scream-esque. don't know if it's necessarily good - definite wasn't expecting the reveal of the killers - and they sure can move! and it even has a bit to say about a woman's worth, fears of growing old and becoming undesirable, wanting to be desired, and wanting to be more than you are. is it that deep? probably not but it sure is fun.

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    "This man may truly kill me." vs. "Please help me find my wife."

    Thus begins the riveting thriller of seemingly sympathetic husband Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) grappling with the disappearance of his picture-perfect wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) while being largely regarded as the chief suspect in her disappearance. Highly ambitious and expertly crafted by director David Fincher and screenwriter Gillian Flynn as the adaptation of Flynn's novel of the same name. What begins as a fascinating mystery steadily builds into…

  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★★★

    Hooptober 3.0 - Film #4
    Fulfilled Criteria: a film by Argento (1/5 specific directors), a film from another country: Italy (1/6 countries)

    Suspiria needs to be experienced, plain and simple. Everything captivates from the opening frame: the neon lights, the bombarding score, the intrigue from Suzy's (Jessica Harper) journey to the mysterious ballet school in Germany, and the series of suspicious events that greet her upon her arrival. There's dancers, disappearances, and a potential coven of ancient witches. The ballet…