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23 / denis villeneuve & pta stan / top 4 favorites are not my definitive all time favorites, just films I’m really into each month

Favorite films

  • Magnolia
  • Garth Marenghi's Darkplace
  • War of the Worlds
  • Uncut Gems

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  • Tall Girl 2

  • SLC Punk

    ★★★½

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★★

  • Argo

    ★★★½

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★★

    All Raimi, All The Time.

    As it should be! So glad they let my boy get whacky wild with this one. It’s not the cleanest story ever, but it’s characterization all around is great, and Sam’s signature craftsmanship really shines. 

    Letting Wanda be the main villain of this seemed like such an obvious decision post-Wandavision, but I had a bad feeling that they wouldn’t go as far as they could with that concept. So glad to be proven wrong! Wanda…

  • Argo

    Argo

    ★★★½

    Probably Afflecks Best. 

    That isn’t saying a ton when it comes to his directorial catalogue, but nonetheless this is a very solid movie! 

    The opening exposition monologue goes over your head pretty quickly, but the whole embassy raid scene is pretty tense and gets you hooked into the story well.

    From there the whole conception of the plan / Hollywood setting takes the tone of the story into a pretty different direction for a bit. It’s all still well written…

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  • Spider-Man 2

    Spider-Man 2

    ★★★★★

    Greatest Comic Book Movie Of All Time

    Been rewatching every Spider-man film as most of the internet has in preparation for No Way Home. It had been years since i last sat down and watched this in full, and god damn if it isn't some of the greatest shit ever to be put to film.

    This is just the "Fuck Peter Parker" movie from start to finish. There are literally 3 moments in the entire film that he catches a…

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    You don’t need me to tell you it’s great

    Took me way too long to see this. There’s really nothing I can say that hasn’t been said about this masterpiece. It lives up to the hype.

    “You know what kind of plan never fails? No plan. No plan at all. You know why? Because life cannot be planned.” – Ki-taek