David Friend

David Friend

Movie fanatic. Not a professional film critic.

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  • The Truffle Hunters

    The Truffle Hunters

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    Somehow I didn't realize this was a documentary until it was over, and that's a testament to the filmmakers' breathtaking cinematography and selection of quirky subjects who seem too richly sketched to be true.

  • Good Joe Bell

    Good Joe Bell

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    If the producers really loved the gays they would've licenced a Lady Gaga song properly.

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  • Don't F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer

    Don't F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer

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    Don't blame me because you made a documentary and put it on Netflix for the world to see.

    That's on you.

    Also, this: twitter.com/dfriend/status/1207822397723828226?s=19

  • Halloween

    Halloween

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    A ball hasn't been dropped in such a spectacular way since NYE 2017.

    Unfocused, poorly written and wrapped in a pithy, shoehorned social commentary, "Halloween" feels like it's pretending to pay tribute to the legacy of a horror legend, but really doesn't give a damn about the outcome.

    The following is re-edited from some of my initial tweets...

    Like many of the film's characters, Laurie Strode is underwritten. It's a persistent problem with the film where people are introduced and…