Jake

currently in the molting phase of my cinephile lifecycle.

Favorite films

  • Phantom Thread
  • Certified Copy
  • Y Tu Mamá También
  • The American Friend

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  • Three Colors: Red

    ★★★★½

  • Green Room

    ★★★★

  • Straw Dogs

    ★★

  • Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

    ★★★½

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  • Three Colors: Red

    Three Colors: Red

    ★★★★½

    Such a solid finish to the trilogy! I probably love it the most because while the story has its complexities, it's the most accessible of the three. Krzysztof Kieślowski doesn't approach liberty, equality, and fraternity as directly as many artists. He actually has a rather wry way of exploring these themes that made it a challenge to not get distracted in thought while watching trying to piece together the connections these three films have and what they're each trying to…

  • Men

    Men

    ★★★½

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

    Eve enjoys a nice walk around Eden.
    Eve meets Adam.
    Paradise is lost.
    Eve gets the blame.

    I don't know. Am I close?

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★

    this was a struggle because a drunk couple was talking at a full volume during the entire movie but I still really enjoyed it. I loved the madcap moments but I look forward to seeing it again with a sober matinee crowd to get to enjoy the quiter moments this film offers. I should have taken a lesson from the film and taken their beers and poured them down my pants or something else absurd to jump into a timeline…

  • Modern Romance

    Modern Romance

    ★★★½

    Sure he's hairy in all the wrong places, neurotic, and absolutely toxic but he's Albert Brooks. You're telling me you wouldn't put up with his bullshit?