Kimball Gardner

"There's so much of place in the world."

A professional writer/editor and casual movie lover with lots of rambling thoughts.

Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Jurassic Park
  • The Florida Project

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  • Waves

    ★★★★★

  • Ella Enchanted

    ★★★

  • The Suicide Squad

    ★★★★

  • First Cow

    ★★★

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  • Sightless

    Sightless

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

    The general premise is pretty solid and it touches on some important themes, but that's about it. Though I will say it kept me intrigued even if I couldn't take it seriously. And yeah, cool that we kind of experience the world as she does. I liked that idea a lot.

    But man, the laughable, unrealistic dialogue and a lot of stiff acting and delivery just killed this for me. Not to mention the off-putting camera angles and film editing. Not a fan.

    And Clayton's motive was suuuuuch a reach.

  • Black Widow

    Black Widow

    ★★½

    Basically a Jason Bourne movie if they cracked jokes every five minutes. I don't know, I don't mind some humor, but it started feeling forced and kind of distracting to me. Still, some cool action scenes, really vivid visuals, and great performances from Florence and Scarlett make it a fun watch. One that should have happened a long time ago.

    I wanted a bit more Taskmaster, and the main villain, as has been pointed out, wasn't all that interesting. There…