RSS feed for Danny

Favorite films

Don’t forget to select your favorite films!

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists

    We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists

    Skip this one.

  • Coherence

    Coherence

    ★★★★

    Coherence is great, and you should absolutely go watch it. There's nothing you need to know about the film beforehand. In fact, it's best if you sit down to your viewing blind. I'm not going to spoil the film here, but if you haven't seen it yet, I suggest you do so before reading on.

    Coherence has a lot of things going for it. First, it tells a sci-fi story while remaining firmly grounded in a world nearly identical to…

Popular reviews

More
  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    The best thing about Whiplash is it isn't a film about jazz music. It's a film about being great and the hells you have to push through to reach that level.

    It's a film about sweating onto your drum kit and bleeding through the bandages on your hands as you play Caravan incorrectly for the 87th time in a row.

    It's a film about sending your new novel to a publisher after rereading the 48 rejection letters you received regarding…

  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★★

    I don't have much to say about this film. I'm still collecting my thoughts on it, and I suspect I will continue to do so for many months.

    The events that transpire seem governed simultaneously by worlds totally unlike and completely identical to our own. This film raises more questions than it answers, but the questions posed are interesting to ponder. Its message isn't clear to me, but it feels more than worthy of my time.

    What is clear is…