Donald Borenstein

i dont use this enough to pay for changing my url on here from when i made this a decade ago

Favorite films

  • Close-Up
  • Born in Flames
  • Memoria
  • A Movie

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  • The Living End

    ★★★★★

  • Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

    ★★★½

  • Memoria

    ★★★★★

  • Fallen Angels

    ★★★★★

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  • The Living End

    The Living End

    ★★★★★

    I think something missing in filmmaking today, in response to the times we are living in, is anger- a pure, white-hot rage at a world that doesn't have to be this way, in all it's boundless cruelty and absurdity. Everything we get instead is all just hemming and hawing, as engaged with the stakes as you can expect of anything operating on the tacit agreement that things are fine enough for you to still go to the movies. (Not to…

  • Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

    Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

    ★★★½

    writing great animation bad

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  • Jackass Forever

    Jackass Forever

    from the bottom of my heart: i hope johnny knoxville lives forever

  • The Matrix Resurrections

    The Matrix Resurrections

    ★★★★★

    this is going to be the messiest review ive written on here, which is saying something because i basically only dump sporadic unedited thoughts on here, and im kind of a dummy even with the benefit of editing. but:

    this film's existence is nothing short of miraculous. what clearly begins as an exercise of spite in the face of being strongarmed by WB into revisiting the world in order to keep everyone else's grubby little paws off of it, Lana…