Jake Duvall

I like Martin Scorsese and Aaron Sorkin more than I like half my family.

I specialize in heist movies and James Bond.

Favorite films

  • The Social Network
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Ocean's Eleven
  • Forrest Gump

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  • Se7en

    ★★★★½

  • GoodFellas

    ★★★★

  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High

    ★★★½

  • Forrest Gump

    ★★★★★

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  • Se7en

    Se7en

    ★★★★½

    I feel like I've now seen enough films from Fincher to somewhat understand his style. Of course, this film has one of the best twists in the history of cinema, and even someone like me who thinks twists are usually dumb was pretty taken aback from it.

    Characters are perfect here. While watching this, I had a realization that Brad Pitt may have had the best 10 year run of any actor in Hollywood. From 1995 to 2005 I don't think he had a single miss. And Morgan Freeman of course is amazing here.

  • GoodFellas

    GoodFellas

    ★★★★

    I watch this the day that Pauly Cicero dies? Disappointed..

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  • American Psycho

    American Psycho

    ★★★

    It pains me how hard it is to sit through this movie. Quite a slow moving thing, as each scene is basically plucked and placed wherever it wants to be. Besides the Allen investigation, we really just see random scenes from Pat’s day. 

    Yes, I do like Huey Lewis and the News.

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★

    Annnnnnnnnd without wasting any time let me jump into the sequel's review. Had to watch the original last night after I told my mom I was going to see this without seeing it and she forced me to watch the classic.

    Less a movie about Top Gun and more about Maverick as a person. Grief, loneliness, and the antics are shown more here than the friendly competition and comedic friendship. Does it improve on any aspects here compared to the…