Ian McDonough

Storyteller. Film lover. Pixar shill. 
I’ve been told I rate things too generously but...I guess I just love film? Sue me.

Favorite films

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once
  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Before Sunrise
  • The Muppets

Recent activity

  • Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers


  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


  • Moon Knight


Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • Impractical Jokers: The Movie

    Impractical Jokers: The Movie


    My proudest achievement is watching this before Citizen Kane.

  • The Empire Strikes Back

    The Empire Strikes Back


    Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.”

    There’s no film that quite sums up what I love about film, storytelling, and life in general like The Empire Strikes Back does. It’s no revelation  that this film is a masterclass of storytelling, world-building, and overall entertainment. There’s just nothing quite as magical. I always have and always will adore every moment of this masterpiece of cinema. It might have a reputation beyond what any film deserves but that is just…