Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • The Graduate
  • Blow-Up

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  • Crush

    ★★½

  • The Thing

    ★★★★★

  • The Godfather: Part II

    ★★★★★

  • The Godfather

    ★★★★

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  • Crush

    Crush

    ★★½

    So... based on my last review, you'd wonder why I watched this again.

    It's okay, I was wondering too!

    But, mostly because Hulu is always putting it in my face, and I kept thinking "Why don't I remember ANY of this movie???"

    So, here I am.

    Good movie? Nah. It's so-so. Starts out fine, but has some bad writing, forced "jokes," and wasted characters. Main problem is how it meanders in the third act.

    However...

    Watch it for Rowan Blanchard. Her performance is subtle and impressive.

  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★★

    FUCK CGI.

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  • Sodomites

    Sodomites

    ★★★★

    I wish I could find more information about Gaspar Noé's Sodomites. According to Wikipedia:

    The film is a hardcore safe-sex promo that was made for French television in the late 1990s.

    Television??? WTF channel was this on?

    Because it's an explicit, 9 minute, S&M film of a guy in a wolf mask anally penetrating (avec préservatif) a woman (adult star, and co-director of Baise-moi, Coralie Trinh Thi) while a rowdy group cheers them on.

    What is interesting is that the…

  • The Game Changers

    The Game Changers

    ½

    I'm not an expert by any means, but I have spent a lot of time reading books, blogs, articles, listening to podcasts and watching documentaries on the subject of nutritional health.

    In my late teens, I was macrobiotic briefly, and then vegetarian for nearly 10 years. In my late 30s, I was Paleo for around 4 years. I don't consider myself paleo now, but I do focus on a "whole foods" diet that is extremely minimal in grains, entirely free…