RSS feed for Declan

Favorite films

Recent activity


Pinned reviews

  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden


    LIFF 30 #19

    Again, like I've said about Carol, it's great to have relationships and sex scenes delivered with good taste, even though I'm a gay man and not a lesbian woman. The film is truly stunning, a film which I watch to watch in one go and recommend to family and friends. Yes, family!!! I love the plot, the stories featured and the characters. Well fucking done!

  • Brokeback Mountain

    Brokeback Mountain


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Film #6 of the "Scavenger Hunt 16" challenge
    Task #19 A movie with a batman villain actor/actress. (Heath Ledger)

    I really hope I don't end up sounding heteronormative here. I'm completely gay and I want to ensure anybody reading that I am analysing the emotions of everyone.

    Because I do feel that, other than being a film about a gay relationship in a different era, this is actually the film where I feel sorry for everyone, for being in such…

Recent reviews

  • Halloween



    That was very epic! This horror film really works and I actually care about its characters, even if the majority are to be killed. Very convincing and it makes me fear a face out the window, even though I am currently on the 10th floor.

  • Justice League

    Justice League


    The dialogue and visuals on this is so cheesy. Also confirms my appreciation for The Flash TV series.

Popular reviews

  • GoodFellas



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Well, so many characters, so many arseholes. Delivered in good taste, a great form of storytelling (better than Shutter Island the previous night) and in some cases, sympathy, even though the coke-infused emotional connection proves to be false, replaced by moaning of being forced out of a life of crime and goes into divorce. Good, old yet mean caption endings.

    A special shoutout to the technical side, especially the sound mixers. Never has a gangster film sound so entertaining and enchanting. And fantastic improv with the famous steadicam shot. Why on Earth did my college tutors not teach me that?

  • Carol



    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    So, abigay has blocked me even though she said that no men, even if LGBT+, should have an opinion. ( So, I'll show my opinion where there's no sexism and no dismissing the same oppression both gay men and lesbian women have.

    And it's been a while since I've first watched back in April, but I remember gorgeous portrayals by the lead actresses and I don't often sound like that I'm basing relationships on beauty when I never do. They're…