TJ

Looking for interesting film criticism and to rate the films I see.

Favorite films

  • The New World
  • Jackie Brown
  • Double Indemnity
  • Children of Men

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  • Touch of Evil

    ★★★

  • Lolita

    ★★★

  • Prey

    ★★★½

  • Kiki's Delivery Service

    ★★★★

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  • Touch of Evil

    Touch of Evil

    ★★★

    TOUCH OF EVIL is a very inconsistent movie in my opinion. Amazing filmmaking but also a slog for me despite being short, by today’s standards.
    And of course. Fuck Charlton Heston and the brown face.

  • Lolita

    Lolita

    ★★★

    A Normal movie made by a Normal man based on a Normal novel from a Normal writer.

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  • Barry Lyndon

    Barry Lyndon

    ★★★★

    A truly grand and spectacular look inside the mind and times of “gentlemanly” ascension and what fate should await all nobility. 

    Can’t overstate how beautiful and rich the filmmaking on display is here.

  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    ★★★★★

    I almost feel like a dolt for having not watched this earlier in my life. Kubrick was one of the first auteurs that I was familiar with. I have distinct memories as a child, no older than 10, of finding a VHS tape with Full Metal Jacket on it that my uncle recorded off HBO. So since a inappropriate age I’ve been struck by his films. And now while I’m viewing more of his filmography, I amend the very large…