ButtNugget

I'm a cast signed broken arm
I'm an actor out of work
I'm a liar and that's the truth
I'm an extra lost in the scene

Favorite films

  • Pierrot le Fou
  • Possession
  • The Piano Teacher
  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

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  • Speak

    ★★★½

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    ★★★★

  • The Green Knight

    ★★★

  • The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw

    ★★½

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  • Speak

    Speak

    ★★★½

    A moving portrait of trauma told with surprising nuance and sensitivity that illustrates why young victims of rape stay silent. At first glance this may strike certain viewers as nothing more than a routine, low-budget attempt at a Lifetime movie-of-the-week starring a pre-Twilight Kristen Stewart. But it would be foolish to dismiss it since it turns out to be a remarkably engrossing high school drama. (That the film takes place at a time when I was also in high school…

  • Murder on the Orient Express

    Murder on the Orient Express

    ★★★★

    Even without its battalion of screen legends, Sidney Lumet’s vision of the Agatha Christie crime novel is a glitzy romp that would delight even anyone with a passing interest in murder mysteries. This is a gripping, thoroughly entertaining adaptation drenched in the Hollywood glamor of yore. It’s definitely the type of movie that makes one go, “They don’t make them like they used to.” But in spite of the big-named personalities in the cast, Lumet intriguingly opts for a stripped-down…

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  • Ritual

    Ritual

    ★★★★★

    A review by way of Ingmar Bergman’s take on Ivan’s Childhood:

    “My discovery of Tarkovsky's first film was like a miracle. Suddenly I found myself standing at the door of a room, the key to which, until then, had never been given to me. It was a room I had always wanted to enter and where he was moving freely and fully at ease. I felt encouraged and stimulated: someone was expressing what I had always wanted to say without knowing how.”

  • Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    ★★★★★

    In a perfect world this would’ve won Best Picture. Fuck The Sound of Music.