Israel Wheatley

Israel Wheatley

Just a lowly film minor

Favorite films

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Children of Men
  • What We Do in the Shadows
  • Clueless

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  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    ★★★★★

  • Children of Men

    ★★★★★

  • What We Do in the Shadows

    ★★★★★

  • Joker

    ★★★★½

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  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

    ★★★★★

    “Azkaban” puts all the other “Potter” films to shame. Every moment is enjoyable, dark or happy, and you’ll just keep asking if you’re watching a fairy tale or a memory in your own life. It’s applicable to everything. And, for once, we feel less like being in a fantasy world and more in our own world, just with some cool fantastical additions. 
    Visually speaking, Cuarón has created a world so unique; it’s drab yet colorful, the images move at every…

  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    ★★★★★

    Immersive and uncomfortable yet with a hint of hope. Every shot is worth a million words. Cuarón knows just how to make a perfect film, and this is just one example of his brilliance. 
    Even though it’s quite long (relatively), you’ll find that the plot moves at just the perfect pace for its content. Not a single second is wasted. On top of that, you’ll have some new idea to cling on to every time you rewatch. 
    For a movie that makes you fear for the future, Children of Men is the ray on sunshine on a dark path.