Don Marks

Don Marks

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Tall, cinema-obsessed, beer-swilling, comic-book-reading father of the world's cutest/snarkiest 15-year-old.

Favorite films

  • Videodrome
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Apartment
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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  • Symphony in Spinach

    ★★★

  • The Milky Way

    ★★★

  • Scat Cats

    ★★★

  • Swing Shift Cinderella

    ★★★½

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  • Armored

    Armored

    ★★½

    When I described this film to my wife, she responded 'Sounds like a bunch of actors who should know better'. Uh-huh.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★½

    A tantalizing puzzle-box of a movie with some ingenious ideas for action, but I struggled to find a way into either its complicated narrative or its cipher-like characters. The information payload of each exposition dump left my memory as soon as words were uttered, as if they were themselves susceptible to the film's inversion conceit. Possibly, I might have understood the film better before I watched it. Or maybe it just plays better in its original form, the flowchart.

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