Jacob Olsen

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Favorite films

  • Sorcerer
  • The Stand
  • Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One
  • John Wick: Chapter 4

Recent activity

  • Samurai Princess


  • Saint Maud


  • Happy Birthday to Me


  • In the Mouth of Madness


Recent reviews

  • Domino



    What a weird (and disappointing) experience this was.

    Brian De Palma is one of my favourite directors. Still, I had not seen this, partly because over the last few years I have had less interest in watching films than I used to. So this one, along with Redacted and Passion, had been put on hold.
    If the remaining two are of the same caliber as this one, it looks like I haven't missed much.

    First, it has the look of…

  • Death Proof

    Death Proof


    A rewatch just to make sure that I didn't miss out on anything back in 2007.
    But no, I was right back then. it's a shit film.

Popular reviews

  • Full Metal Jacket

    Full Metal Jacket


    This film has always given me a deep sense of unease. This feeling particularly applies to the first part, which takes place at basic training. In fact, I feel that what the recruits are exposed to affect myself directly. The whole film deals with partial degradation of human dignity and the self, but the way Kubrick throws this in our faces already from the beginning grabs me every time.
    The haircut-sequence is an important part of this. As before a…

  • Saw VI

    Saw VI


    [wakes up, strapped in front of a television set. One hand glued to a remote control. A recording starts.]

    Hello, Jacob.

    I wanna play a game.

    In your own eyes, you used to consider yourself quite the connoisseur of good films. No one could come up to you and convince you otherwise. Not with your library of good taste.

    Still, a while back you decided to watch the complete Saw collection back to back. You voluntarily chose to do so…