Nick

Likes are movies I’d recommend and favorites are what I’m feeling recently.

Favorite films

  • Satantango
  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things
  • Lilya 4-ever
  • Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

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  • Elvis

    ★★

  • Badlands

    ★★★★

  • A Cure for Wellness

    ★★★

  • Summer of 84

    ★★½

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  • Elvis

    Elvis

    ★★

    My god, Olivia DeJonge can't get a word in without the camera cutting to 5 different shots. It's awful and I wonder just how many cuts there are in this thing. I can see why people like this but its not for me. Still probably the best I've seen from Luhrman despite not liking this very much. At the very least this film tells a coherent story that knows there are emotional beats it needs to hit, even if this doesn't always hit those beats. The only times I was in actual pain was when Tom Hanks was talking, which was actually pretty constant so...

  • Badlands

    Badlands

    ★★★★

    It was really good to see this in theaters. It looks great and works even if I dont love some of the writing and pacing.

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  • Into The Night With Harmony Korine and Gaspar Noé

    Into The Night With Harmony Korine and Gaspar Noé

    ★★★★★

    How or why Gaspar Noe ended up in Nashville when Harmony Korine is showing Trash Humpers is completely irrelevant. Just like the Trash Humpers themselves, they manifest, and I don’t think Gaspar is a bad addition to the family. Jokes aside, it’s kind of unreal that this is a thing that exists. I think a lot is lost in translation, but that doesn’t matter because Harmony Korine hijacks this and turns it into one of his films. Only it’s staring…

  • The Queen's Gambit

    The Queen's Gambit

    ★★★½

    While I liked the show overall, I have to say I'm didappointed with the trajectory of the show. Basically, I feel like the show starts off fantastic but slowly descends into overly sentimental cheese. That first episode is maybe the best depiction of how young children become dependent on drugs, even before there is a physical addiction, that ive ever seen. It shows how a dependency can develop due to the reinforcement it provides in such a nuanced yet general…