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  • The Walk

    The Walk

    I don’t think I’ve ever experienced such severe vertigo in my entire life....

  • La Haine

    La Haine

    Shoutout to the Russo’s for suggesting. Wow.

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    Pan's Labyrinth

    ★★★★

    Excellent war film disguised as a fantasy. It has a slow start but once the second act hits, it’s incredible. Really pleasantly surprised by it. Del Toro did a wonderful job directing. A truly unique vision brilliantly brought to life.

  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    ★★★★

    Unapologetically love it. Honestly tied with ROTS for me.

  • Network

    Network

    ★★★★★

    Still one of the greatest films ever made. So ahead of its time. The ending always leaves such a profound impact on me upon each rewatch.

  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

    The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

    ★★★★½

    Brilliant.

  • Targets

    Targets

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

    Wow. This was my first Peter Bogdanovich picture and I was really impressed. Incredibly directed by him and he seemlessly weaves the two plot points together. He said in TCM’s out-ro with Ben Mankiewicz that the “shooter” idea came from current events at the time, the University of Texas shooting in 1966— occurring only two years prior to the film’s release in 1968. Over fifty years later and Bogdanovich‘s Targets is a perfect social commentary on the gun control debate…

  • The Lady from Shanghai

    The Lady from Shanghai

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

    Welles only made this film to get the funds for his stage production and it shows. One of his weaker films and performances. Nevertheless, the last 10 minutes or so make up for the bland first hour and change. The playhouse shootout sequence is visually stunning but is unfortunately, the only visually stunning sequence in the whole film.

  • The Great Escape

    The Great Escape

    ★★★★½

    Truly epic. One of the best WWII films out there. What an ensemble.

  • Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

    Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

    w u t

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Watched TROS today for the first time since Round 2 in theatres. Ngl, as many problems as it may have, I still found myself tearing up a number of times. Seriously some of the best scenes in the saga. Not a perfect movie by any means, but I can’t ignore the stuff that is perfect.

  • The Birth, the Life and the Death of Christ

    The Birth, the Life and the Death of Christ

    Incredibly made. I believe in the notion that less is more when it comes to movies. This is a great example of that. I feel the impact more with the implied story beats the world already knows. No need for excessive graphic violence like in Gibson’s The Passion. Blaché does a perfect job telling Jesus’ story and does so with such reverence. I also have to mention the impressive visual effects in this short. Some real great stuff for 1906.