Dennis Leyton

Dennis Leyton

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Freelance Editor. From Costa Rica. Based in Moscow.

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  • Destiny

    Destiny

    ★★★½

    Watched this as part of my "101 Best Unwatched Films" challenge, full list here.

    Year: 1921

    Before the great "M" and the iconic "Metropolis" (yet to watch), Lang let her creative mind go wild with Der Müde Todd (The Tired Death), which one could only assume served as an experiment to try a lot of special effects and camera tricks he would later use.

    For me this would have worked as a short consisting mainly of the first and sext verse,…

  • Neighbors

    Neighbors

    ★★★★★

    Watched this as part of my "101 Best Unwatched Films" challenge, full list here.

    Year: 1920

    Ohh my Godddd, this is one of my favorite short movies ever. 

    I love how this got me hooked from the first 30 seconds of the film and never let me go gag after gag. The first act is just perfect and in general the script it's pure GENIUS.

    And that sequence with the 3 guys at the end is one of the most simple yet best stunts I've seen. It got me clapping at the end. Buster, I love you man.

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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story

    ★★★

    First time I considered playing parts of a movie at 1.25%

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Fantastic Mr. Fox

    ★★★★½

    I've found my spirit animal.