JakeThompson

JakeThompson

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I took two film history classes in college I have to know what I’m talking about right

Favorite films

  • In the Mood for Love
  • The Princess Bride
  • La Haine
  • Singin' in the Rain

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  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ★★★★

  • The French Dispatch

    ★★★★

  • Dune

    ★★★★

  • No Time to Die

    ★★★½

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  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ★★★★

    An absolute fan service extravaganza and I could literally give two shits less. FUCK YEAH!

  • The French Dispatch

    The French Dispatch

    ★★★★

    Probably Wes Anderson at his most ambitious yet, some really great moments here and overall a huge joy to watch. I work in production at a magazine so a ton of the more meta scenes with the actual magazine office really hit for me.

    I think this needed to be longer though. Maybe longer scenes or moments in between jumping into each feature that we follow so closely. Or at least have something to drive the point home. It sort…

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  • Nomadland

    Nomadland

    ★★★

    I really feel like I came into this movie expecting a lot more than I got out of it in the end. I know Frances was gonna act her ass off, and that she did. I was impressed with Chloe Zhao’s direction, as I feel like the film worked at a proper pace. Nomadland is visually stunning with each shot without trying too hard to just deliver so much eye candy that could run the risk of diluting the main…

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★½

    Where shall I begin…

    The Green Knight, despite it’s imperfections, shines as a standout film in the fantasy genre as a uniquely subdued and concentrated adventure tale amongst films primarily associated with large scale ‘epic’ troupes within the genre.

    Dev Patel gives a really wonderful performance as sir Gawain and keeps you invested in his journey for the duration of the film, as the camera rarely if at all turns away from him throughout its runtime.

    He is modest when…