RSS feed for Jon

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Darkness Falls

    Darkness Falls

    ★★

    The fact that the name of the town is actually Darkness Falls should tell you everything you need to know.

  • Reform School Girls

    Reform School Girls

    ★★★★

    I never knew how much I needed this in my life. The hair, the clothing (or lack thereof), the music, the tone, and everything else were all spot on.

Popular reviews

More
  • Before Midnight

    Before Midnight

    ★★★★★

    I hope no one thinks that my giving all 3 movies 5 stars is proof of me being to easy on them. I mean, surely there's SOMETHING I could critique, right?

    Linklater's Before trilogy is perfect.

    There.

    Any other film with a fighting couple would have been, well, any other film. But after falling in love with Jesse and Celine in Before Sunrise and cheering for them in Before Sunset, I couldn't help but cry with them in Before Midnight.…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★★

    A maddening, infuriating, incredible experience. With a slow start, it gradually builds to surrealistic nightmare that is almost comical in its absurdity, only to constantly pull you back into its frightening reality. A part of me thinks that Bunuel would have loved this. I had no idea what to expect going in, and I would recommend everyone else do the same.