Gabriel Anderson

Gabriel Anderson

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  • Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman


    A jaw-literally-dropping juxtaposition of hyper-fantasy with the messy difficulty (emotional and physical) of revenge, in both processing one’s motivations for it and the mechanics of actually pursuing it. I don't think I could have loved this more.

  • Strange Days

    Strange Days


    One part Southland Tales, one part Do the Right Thing. Might genuinely be the best film I saw in 2020.

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  • First Man

    First Man

    I hated so many things about this, but I feel I should at least commend the general aesthetic chaos of the flight sequences: a mostly impressionistic series of underlit handheld closeups which highlights the physical toll on the human body, and also the fact that this technology - while being at the forefront of human achievement - never seems to be quite as secure as one would hope.

    Having said that, the motif wears out almost immediately because Chazelle shoots…

  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread


    I don't want to give a star rating just yet (11/26: disregard), and I definitely don't want to say anything revealing until people get a chance to see it. But wherever you stood in the Great PTA Twitter Battle earlier this week is almost definitely where you'll remain after this gorgeous, slightly unhinged, idiosyncratic-yet-unprecedented entry in his catalog.

    Pretty sure it's no secret I'm in the "there's literally no argument - he's the goddamn greatest" camp.

    11/27: I can't stop…