Shannon

Shannon

Favorite films

  • Spirited Away
  • Kill Bill: The Whole Bloody Affair
  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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  • American Fiction

    ★★★½

  • Alita: Battle Angel

    ★★★

  • Lisa Frankenstein

    ★★★½

  • The Greatest Night in Pop

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  • American Fiction

    American Fiction

    ★★★½

    I am weirdly conflicted about this film. I could argue that it feels like two different stories squashed together, but I also wonder if that wasn’t the point? To make the Hollywood/publishing industry scenes feel more unrealistic and highlight the family drama more in contrast as a way to ultimately prove the story’s premise. Which, in that case, is kind of genius? I hadn’t ever heard of the book it was based on, but I did appreciate the references to…

  • Alita: Battle Angel

    Alita: Battle Angel

    ★★★

    Mostly made me want to seek out the source material more than anything else

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  • Lisa Frankenstein

    Lisa Frankenstein

    ★★★½

    I’d say this is borderline 3.75?? And may possibly go up upon repeat viewings?

    The visuals (sets, props, costumes, makeup, hair 👨🏻‍🍳💋👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻) and overall homage to quirky 80s dark comedies and old Hollywood horror films have my heart !!!!

    I think the heavy-handed focus toward paying tribute to films in this style combined with a weaker storyline overtakes what Zelda Williams and Diablo Cody were trying to do. It’s such a good (seemingly harmonious) combo, artistically, though - I would…

  • Talk to Me

    Talk to Me

    ★★★

    Visuals were stellar, story was lacking

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