Hudson Barber

Hudson Barber

Antiutilitarian contraptagmatic apologist. I also like movies.

Favorite films

  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • The Social Network
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • Dont Look Back

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  • Parasite

    ★★★★★

  • The Nowhere Inn

    ★★★½

  • La La Land

    ★★★★★

  • The World's End

    ★★★★★

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  • Mamma Mia!

    Mamma Mia!

    ★½

    The absolute whitest movie ever made. Seriously, if they ran this by anyone who wasn’t a WASP all of this could have been avoided…


    Mark Kermode always says, the more fun a movie is to make, the more insufferable it is on the screen. I'm sure all these people had an awesome Greek vacation.

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★½

    The ultimate ACAB film.


    I have lots of thoughts about why this isn’t in the Criterion Collection and UNCUT GEMS is, but for now let me just say: This very flawed movie is still masterful, and the comparisons the Safdies are getting to Scorsese is (at this point) justified. How does A24 consistently find these people smh my head

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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

    Star Wars: Mad Libs

    Nothing can prepare you for what this movie is. The SHARKNADO of the Star Wars franchise. This movie literally feels like it was written by a robot. Dreadful. I loved every second of it. I’M THE SPY.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★½

    Don’t let the droning score and assortment of face masks distract you from the fact that that something incredibly, insultingly stupid is done or said every 15 minutes like clockwork. 

    TENET is like math, and I don’t like math. You can watch a problem being solved, see the answer, and go about your day. Or you can follow the steps, understand how the conclusion was reached, and go about your day. Either way it’s math, either way the outcome is…