John Gruber

John Gruber

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Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

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  • A Quiet Place Part II

    ★★★★

  • The Misfits

  • No Sudden Move

    ★★★★

  • The Courier

    ★★★★

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  • Godzilla vs. Kong

    Godzilla vs. Kong

    ★★★

    Just preposterously dumb. One thing these movies always seem to cheat on is scale. Sometimes Kong seems like he’s maybe like 6 or 7 stories tall. Other times he’s as tall as a skyscraper. Maybe that’s just me?

    Anyway, whatever you do, if you decide to watch this, don’t go into it thinking of it as a movie. A narrative that you sit back and enjoy and think about as a cohesive story unfolds. Think of it more like a…

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    ★★★★

    Hadn’t seen it since the theatrical release. Enjoyed it more than I remembered — perhaps because I’m getting old, and more receptive to nostalgia, and pondering death. Brad Pitt is truly sensational. He’s so good.