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  • Where Did I Go

    Where Did I Go

    Good people of Letterboxd, I want to share with you this short film that I did. It played at a couple festivals here in California, so I'm ready to set it free. This was a challenge through and through, and though there are a few things I'd do differently, I'm still quite proud of what my cast and crew helped create. It's a very personal movie to me, but I hope you all will have fun with it. I'd love to hear what you all think.

    Watch here.

  • Roma

    Roma

    ★★★★★

    Every now and then when I'm at the movies, I'll momentarily shift my attention from the film to my view of the audience of silhouetted heads watching the film. It's just a little personal thing, maybe a reminder why I love going there, but it always puts a smile on my face. Watching Roma, sitting in the back of the gorgeous Vista theater in Los Feliz, I was struck by a scene in which the camera is placed behind two…

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  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★

    "There is no punchline."

    Firstly, anyone that feels "seen" by this movie needs to go outside.

    Wanted to make my own opinion on this since I had a feeling the mass outrage was akin to the silly "movies/games cause violence" train so much of the conservative media cycles back around to every few years. And honestly... this reeeaaaalllly wasn't worth it.

    At times a lot of this plays like a parody of this kind of "society makes an already broken…

  • Pain and Glory

    Pain and Glory

    ★★★

    Takes a while for this to stop feeling like a lightly-dramatized powerpoint presentation about Almodóvar's life, then slowly morphs into his MOONLIGHT..... but not nearly as interesting as that sounds or as it should be. Almodóvar's male-centric films have usually veered towards empty edginess, so the sensitive approach here is long overdue. Way too lax, but Banderas gives some career-best work, and the ending is *wonderful*.

    Oh, and 35mm Pedro > Digital Pedro.

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  • Twilight

    Twilight

    ½

    My mother paid me $12 to see this when it came out on DVD.
    To this day, it's the worst $12 I've ever made.
    True story.

  • Epic Movie

    Epic Movie

    ½

    I'm going to take a cue from Del for this one.

    Eshit
    Pshit
    Ishit
    Cshit

    Mshit
    Oshit
    Vshit
    Ishit
    Eshit

    This doesn't deserve a well-thought-out acronym.