JohnVVick

“I like finding things that are on the fringes and sort of half-forgotten, and to remind us of those things” Robert Eggers

Favorite films

  • Star Wars
  • Brotherhood of the Wolf
  • The Witch
  • Dune

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

  • The Holy Mountain

    ★★★★★

  • Raw

    ★★★★

  • Hereditary

    ★★★★★

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★★

    Rewatching Mad Max: Fury Road for the first time in many years, I’m struck by how it foretold the Trump era. An age where men are desperately and violently trying to cling to power. But it’s not a man’s world anymore. Tom Hardy puts in the performance of his career as far as I’m concerned even though he only has a handful of lines. He speaks with his movements and eyes. And his gun. Charlize Theron’s stoic Furiosa is an…

  • The Holy Mountain

    The Holy Mountain

    ★★★★★

    This movie is my therapy. Gracias Alejandro.

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  • Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow

    Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow

    ★★★★

    First of all, how badass is the title “Soldiers of Sorrow”? Absolutely badass. And there’s plenty of soldiers and sorrow here. And massive inferno explosions layered across the screen. And neon beam swords ripping through mechanical things. Oh yes, inject it into my veins. This second movie, to my surprise, is even better than the first. The first part felt like a real classic, and this one feels much the same, but cranked up to 11. Vicious battles are carried…

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★★★

    This movie is the perfect mix of beautiful and disturbing. A one of a kind film like no other. Sure, there are some similarities with other sci-fi such as Stalker and Sphere. However, this has something to it that I can only describe as cosmic horror. Straight up eldritch abomination shit. I can’t recommend this film enough for anyone looking for a thoroughly thought provoking sci-fi film with beautiful cinematography.