filmstudentalex

filmstudentalex

not a film student anymore, but still like films, so there’s that

Favorite films

  • Election
  • The Apartment
  • The Handmaiden
  • Parasite

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  • A Quiet Place Part II

    ★★★★

  • In the Heights

    ★★★★

  • The Seven Year Itch

    ★★★

  • In the Heights

    ★★★½

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  • A Quiet Place Part II

    A Quiet Place Part II

    ★★★★

    When Emily Blunt says “Run” after crossing the wire... hm I felt that beat! 

    Still holds up on a rewatch and feel that whatever shortcomings the film may have, by the end it works well as a solid horror popcorn flick with great sequences and performances😍

  • In the Heights

    In the Heights

    ★★★★

    What can I say, I’m a whore for movie musical adaptations?!

    Best product placement for Tide in a movie that genuinely fits into the narrative😌

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  • Fatal Attraction

    Fatal Attraction

    ★★★★

    “I’m not going to be IGNORED Dan”

    It’s Glenn Close for me

    I mean it’s sexy, it’s stylish and seems like a definitive piece of 80s cinema, so yeah think it’s pretty great. The film works excellently as a thriller and winds you into this erotic tale of deceit and obsession as we delve into Dan and Alex’s affair, where each next scene feels like a ticking time bomb coming to that explosive finale. Also, Glenn Close genuinely should have…

  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    ★★★½

    Um.. yeah I got that? I think🤔 The Surreality of it all and ooh yeah very Lynchian (me saying this after only having watched Blue Velvet, but after this, I definitely get the jist) as it shows the underbelly and harsh reality behind the glamour of Hollywood through the story of Diane slowly revealing the truth, alongside other subplots which I kinda understood.

    The blue box, that singer in the club, those mini grandparents, so much surreal stuff that made…