Jeremy Fairall

Too many movies got me shivering and shy.

Favorite films

  • Shadow of a Doubt
  • Duck Amuck
  • My Bodyguard
  • Fanny and Alexander

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  • The Pale Blue Eye

    ★★½

  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

    ★★★½

  • Written on the Wind

    ★★★★

  • The Holiday Sitter

    ★★

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  • I Love My Dad

    I Love My Dad

    ★★★½

    Boys don’t cry.

  • Prey

    Prey

    ★★½

    Eh, its a Predator movie.

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  • My Bodyguard

    My Bodyguard

    The late, great Robin Wood makes reference to MY BODYGUARD in his book HOLLYWOOD FROM VIETNAM TO REAGAN in a chapter on the homoeroticism of "buddy films," citing this one's "extraordinary motorbike-riding montage sequence in which the two male teenagers are seen trying out all available positions." That might just sound cute, but it might just provide a meaningful connection for 2013 audiences to this 33-year-old film. Bullying certainly effects more people than just gay kids, but it is fair…

  • Too Many Cooks

    Too Many Cooks

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

    Delightfully perverse, and, for once, a worthy viral sensation, but the turn towards all-out horror in the final minutes might put too fine a point on the whole thing. Aren't the patronizing racial politics, family-friendly smut and the overall tone of squeaky-cleanliness all sinister enough without letting a slasher on the loose?