Jon Asquith

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  • Koko-di Koko-da

    Koko-di Koko-da

    ★★★★

    I loved this. It's completley understandable why the pacing and repetitive nature would annoy some folks, but I was all in for it. 
    A slow burn, creepy, surreal and at times darkly funny take on grief and the hell it creates. Nicely shot (who doesn't love a long take in a horror film?) with a great score.

  • Bob Lazar: Area 51 and Flying Saucers

    Bob Lazar: Area 51 and Flying Saucers

    There's a story to tell here. About truth, lies, public perception, secrets and how the burden of these things (real or imagined) takes a toll after 30 years.

    This documentary is not interested in telling that story. Poor direction, editing, score, sound mix - you name it.   I don't want to be mean or whatever, but it feels very amateur. There's no pace or structure to it at all, its hard to follow a lot of the time and…

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  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★★

    It's not often you can call a film perfect. There's countless movies out there that come very close, they're super enjoyable except for a couple of things that felt out of place, maybe there was a strange score choice or a certain actor didn't fit - any multitude of small problems can take a great film and sour it.

    Whiplash doesn't have any problems though, not one.

    From the first frame to the last, this film is utterly captivating. There's…

  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

    ★★★★★

    Incredible animation, beautiful score, moving story. A film about life, death, creativity and love. What more could you want?