Drew Taylor

Drew Taylor

Coming to terms with the fact that I'll never be able to watch every movie on my watchlist

Favorite films

  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • All That Heaven Allows
  • Fox and His Friends
  • Zorns Lemma

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  • Candyman

    ★★★

  • Fargo

    ★★★★

  • Four Christmases

  • Hannah and Her Sisters

    ★★★★★

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  • Ghost

    Ghost

    ★★★

    This ended exactly the same way as Close Encounters of the Third Kind.

    Actually pretty good for what it is. A little racist and reactionary, but what mainstream Hollywood film wasn't in the 80's.

  • The Lusty Men

    The Lusty Men

    ★★★★½

    “Is there a ladies room around?”
    “Honey, there ain’t no ladies room around here, around here there ain’t no ladies”

    Is success selfish or can it be acquired altruistically? Ray posits that masculinity stands in the way of success even though it is the only avenue to achieve it. It destroys what it seeks in its drive towards a ideal that is not in step with these men’s true nature. You can’t satisfy your loved ones and perform masculinity for everyone…

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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return

    ★★★★★

    After seeing this for a third time I have a theory that Twin Peaks is all Laura’s dream. Or Coop’s. Or Sarah Palmer’s. Or Audrey’s. Or Andy’s.

  • Blonde

    Blonde

    ★★★★½

    Watching this after the borderline hysterical discourse has died down was a good thing. I would not have known how to react to it if I watched it in the middle of it polarizing both plebeians and patricians of film culture. It feels like a film that in time will find its audience. It takes huge 720 degree swings and hits most of them. The underlying of all American culture is the image it makes of itself, and when you…