Josh

Because I can't get statistics from a handwritten journal

Favorite films

  • The Virgin Suicides
  • Dazed and Confused
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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  • The Piano

    ★★★★

  • Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

    ★★★★

  • Jerrod Carmichael: Rothaniel

    ★★★★

  • Kung Pow: Enter the Fist

    ★★★

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  • Climax

    Climax

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Saw Ethan Hawke on Colbert the other night say that "great movies start when you leave the theatre", a quote that I think applies perfectly to Climax. A film described by someone I spoke to afterwards as "more interesting to think about than to watch", Climax has barely left my thoughts for more than a few hours since I saw it last Thursday night.

    Opening the film with the "glitch", playing out the last 20 seconds of the film and…

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    ★★★

    I don’t think this works despite its many attempts to convince you something great is happening. I’ll have deeper plot thoughts when I revisit this soon, but for now I’ll say this: no major motion picture from an auteur should have a technical aspect as completely fucked as the sound mix is in literally every post-Begins Nolan flick. It is honestly embarrassing to see a career filmmaker sacrifice a huge aspect of the film going experience and then harp on…