Tom

Tom

Favorite films

  • The Princess Bride
  • Knives Out
  • Pacific Rim
  • Superman III

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  • Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire

    ★½

  • Deadly Friend

  • Barbie

    ★★★★★

  • Violent Night

    ★★★★

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  • Urban Legend

    Urban Legend

    ★★★★

    I intentionally didn't watch a lot of horror movies as a kid. I was easily scared and prone to nightmares. But I did consume a lot of media about spooky stuff: UFOs, cryptids, and especially urban legends. I was an avid viewer of Unsolved Mysteries and the X-Files and Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction. I devoured Snopes.com when it was still just the Urban Legends Reference Page. Consequently, Urban Legend was one of the first straight-up horror movies that I…

  • Oppenheimer

    Oppenheimer

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Oppenheimer is a fascinating, frustrating film. It features masterful performances by incredible actors playing characters whose names are sometimes mentioned so briefly or softly that you never catch them, who allude to key relationships that are never clearly established. The sound design is frequently brilliant and occasionally baffling, background music drowning out bits of dialogue for no clear dramatic purpose, words whispered so softly that even sitting next to the giant speaker in my multiplex’s biggest screen, I couldn’t catch…

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  • Skinamarink

    Skinamarink

    ★★

    This isn't a movie, it's three vibes in a trenchcoat.

  • Idiocracy

    Idiocracy

    ★½

    I knew to expect the eugenics, but I thought it would at least be funny otherwise. Whole lot of very funny people being totally wasted in this.

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