Captain_Soupy

We're like the people chained up in the cave in the allegory of the people in the cave by the Greek guy.

Favorite films

  • Babe
  • The Thing
  • 20th Century Women
  • Miracle Mile

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★½

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

  • Ambulance

    ★★★★½

  • True Grit

    ★★★★★

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★½

    An embarrassment of witches!

    Literally hits the ground running and never stops for a moment. A little Too Much Movie, even though it clocks in at a modest-for-modern-MCU 2 hours. Feels like true comic book storytelling, with all the metatextual thrills and frustrating contrivances that implies. A couple of cameos clearly meant to make the nerds go apeshit barely got a peep out of my opening night crowd. I can't say I'm terribly happy with the pandering choices that were…

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

    *90 minutes* in, during a quiet moment, a woman leaned over to her husband and stage whispered "This is strange!". Then on their way out of the theater she said, "That was weird but good!"

    Maybe it was the fantastic trailer that A24 put out, but something is drawing out the normies for this one. It was a surprisingly packed crowd for a Sunday matinee. Mark my words, this thing has legs. We are looking at an instant classic. America has Daniels fever!

    ...

    Oh, what did I think? It was weird... but also, like, really good too!

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