Vincent

Watching movies in New York City
***** = M
**** = NM / M-
*** = VG / VG+
** = G+ / VG-
* = F /…

Favorite films

  • Fat City
  • Wait Till the Sun Shines, Nellie
  • Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
  • The Other Side of the Wind

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  • House of Mortal Sin

    ★★½

  • Love Is a Gun

    ★★★½

  • The Day of the Locust

    ★★★★

  • The Conversation

    ★★★★½

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  • House of Mortal Sin

    House of Mortal Sin

    ★★½

    At Home - PLEX

    Solid British horror / thriller with a good villain in an insane priest who has a habit of stalking liberated women in 70s England. Dragged a bit and the plot was pretty dumb, including a subplot with a soon to be ordained priest falling in love with the sister of the prey.

    Ending was good and the kills (including that by poisonous Body of Christ) were fun.

  • Love Is a Gun

    Love Is a Gun

    ★★★½

    At Home - PLEX

    Eric Roberts slamming a 6 pack of Bud pounders is peak performance.

    Very interesting picture that probably was able to get its budget with the 2 Skinemax sex scenes with Kelly Preston but the best parts of it are the very shoestring Lynchian proto Lost Highway and Mulholland Drive elements to which there are many.

    Good supporting cast and Roberts great in an unhinged lead performance, the movie itself is fairly stupid and at times dull…

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  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ½

    At Home - DVD

    This was INSANE.
    This was CRAZY.
    SO much tension.
    The Weeknd.
    Sandler is GOD.
    Julia Fox is going to be a star.
    The score is mesmerizing!
    This was like being at shul!
    It took 10 years to make this movie!
    The research that went into recreating the diamond district!

    Did I miss any of the default positive reviews? Don't think so.

    Anyways, this movie was complete piece of trash, I absolutely hated it.

  • Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

    Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band

    ★★

    IFC Center - DCP

    Behind the Music+

    Recycled footage and interviews tell Robbie's story. I am a huge fan of The Band and have been for as long as I can remember. I read Levon's book when I was a teenager and read Robbie's recent Testimony almost as soon as it hit shelves but the lack of a Garth Hudson interview and the fact that Rick Danko, Richard Manuel and Levon Helm are dead allows the filmmakers and Robbie to…