Cory Dakin

Amateur film critic, professional pizza delivery driver.

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  • Boyhood

    Boyhood

    It's amazing to me how I can go from really liking, to hating this movie over the course of two years. How unbelievably pretentious this movie is and how I failed to see it my first time.


    Look, don't pull the "you just didn't get it" bullshit on me. I got it. It's about how life is full of dull moments with very little excitement and how the small moments make us. That's all fine and dandy and I agree with…

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★½

    "Who's the little girl, I don't understand"

    Wow. I knew I was going to like it, I mean it's Villeneuve directing a hard sci-fi film. That's perfect. But I was not expecting to be this blown away. 

    I love how everything isn't just handed to you right away and asks you instead to try to figure it out as the movie goes along. I also appreciate the subtle hints throughout that you really don't realize until after. All the implications…