Benjamin Harrison

Objectivity is for arseholes.

"Favorite Films" is the four most recent films I've given five stars upon my first viewing.

Favorite films

  • The French Dispatch
  • Last Night in Soho
  • Passage to Marseille
  • Man of the West

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  • Senior Year

    ★★

  • Dumb and Dumber

    ★★★★★

  • Sex and the City 2

  • Before Midnight

    ★★★★★

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