John Gruber

John Gruber


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Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

Recent activity

  • A Quiet Place Part II


  • The Misfits

  • No Sudden Move


  • The Courier


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • 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.