Danny Steur

media studies student.

don't rate short films.

Favorite films

  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • U.S. Go Home
  • Uncut Gems

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★½

  • First Man

    ★★★★

  • Memoria

    ★★★★½

  • First Man

    ★★★★

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  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★½

    Would have really liked to like this more! Although it is very entertaining, funny, earnest and engaging, it also feels kind of plodding and too cleanly tied-up, all things considered - the best way I can put it is that it's not chaotic, just frantic, dense and altogether rather conventional (whereas chaotic would've been my personal preference). I like the central thread against the easy nihilism of 'Truth is, nothing matters' pushed toward 'Truth is responsibility', but this seems to…

  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★★★

    Told you dads would love it (watched it with not one but two dads!): the procedural engineering stuff and the sweat-inducing creaky-metal-bin space exploration sequences will keep them hooked.

    Another note, on what seemed to me, on first viewing, to be somewhat detached narrative throughlines: on the one hand the family-life, fatherhood, emotional arc of Neil's losing his daughter and not really dealing with it; and the space engineering, testing and progressing on the other. What seemed to me first…

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