Josh Calvetti

what we see or what we seem are but a dream, a dream within a dream

Favorite films

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Blue Velvet
  • A Room with a View
  • Casino Royale

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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    ★★

  • The Incredibles

    ★★★★½

  • God of Gamblers

  • Operation Mincemeat

    ★★★

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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi

    ★★

    (not sure why this is on letterboxd, but okay I don’t make the rules)

    oof.

    I continue to be underwhelmed with pretty much every disney star wars release at this point. Not because of dumb shit like “oh that character isn’t how we remember him, I know everything, blah blah blah” but because they just really struggle with tone and pacing.

    We watch Vader snap a child’s neck in a heartbeat, but then the ensuing chase is just… childish and…

  • Operation Mincemeat

    Operation Mincemeat

    ★★★

    Could have been a good half hour shorter, but not bad. Not great, but not bad.

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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

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

    It's too damn long. That’s my chief complaint. For the story they were telling, it could have been condensed pretty far.

    Joi was interesting for a little bit, but then there was too much time spent on dumb things with her (like that technically impressive merge with the hooker) and not enough to make us care about her as a character.

    Gosling was fine™ but nothing all that special. Was he meant to find some of these things, or was…

  • Charade

    Charade

    ★★★★

    The story and dialog make up for the janky editing and some odd matting. But on the whole I very much like this one.