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Favorite films

  • Blade Runner 2049
  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
  • Mank
  • The Incredibles

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  • High Life

    ★★★½

  • Man of Steel

    ★★★★

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★★★★

  • The Milagro Beanfield War

    ★★★★

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  • High Life

    High Life

    ★★★½

    Spunky low-budget Interstellar.

    Disturbing, creepy, and brutal scenes intermix with lovingly tender and existential moments to create a film with plenty to like but a lot to offend most sensibilities. Most especially, the inordinate amount of jizz. Seriously. One scene in particular shows a half naked woman so covered in semen you’d have thought she was recovering from a gang-rape/bukkake sequence on a porn set, with no explanation for how or why. Oh, and the fuck-box. Why? Such non-sequiturs added…

  • Man of Steel

    Man of Steel

    ★★★★

    I’ve now seen Batman V Superman several times before seeing Zach Snyder’s director’s cut. That’s when I became a true fan of his work. I hadn’t realized I’d unwittingly already been one, having enjoyed both his Dawn of the Dead remake and 300. That opened the door to Watchmen, which I also thoroughly respected, then his masterpiece, the eponymous director’s version of Justice League. Now, I’ve finally found my way back to MoS, Superman’s origin story. I must say… once again…

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  • Watchmen

    Watchmen

    ★★★★

    The HBO series is incredible, it deserves everyone’s attention and awe. The movie, I wasn’t so sure. But having just watched the watchers that watch the Watchmen, I can say this: we have ourselves a winner. On the order of one of the best superhero flicks I’ve ever seen. Highly entertaining, watchable, gorgeous, and utterly original (if you haven’t read the landmark graphic novel, I mean).

    Highly Recommended.

  • The Hunter

    The Hunter

    ★★★★★

    My fourth watching of this excellent, entertaining, and under-appreciated masterpiece. This is DaFoe’s finest work, imho, in a story that is engrossing and tense, with lovely moments of pleasure and beauty amid sadness and tragedy.

    I can’t say enough good things about this film. So I’ll stop with this: if you’re a DaFoe fan (and who isn’t?) this is a must-see film.