Favorite films

  • Into the Wild
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • In Bruges
  • The Tree of Life

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  • Duck Soup

    ★★★

  • The Dig

    ★★½

  • The Power of the Dog

    ★★★★

  • The Proposition

    ★★★½

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  • Duck Soup

    Duck Soup

    ★★★

    I simply can't seem to get fully on board with the comedy stylings of the Marx Bros, but there were a few gags and jokes I found amusing such as the hat swapping with the lemonade vendor, the mirror gag, and the wordplay during the trial.

    Watched as part of my Legends of American Film History Challenge!

  • The Dig

    The Dig

    ★★½

    This movie looks really nice and becomes all about the separate human dramas going on between a few of the characters involved in the archeological dig, but they are all rather plain and play out in boring ways.

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★

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

    That was a journey, an engaging one for me. I could totally understand why anyone might not go for this one. I, myself, felt off-put by it in certain scenes, but was reeled back in by some scenes that really did do something for me. Ultimately, as a whole experience, I am highly favorable on it. Elements that really connected with me are parts about the soul-crushing nature of living in a society that encourages small-talk and politeness and how…

  • Ford v Ferrari

    Ford v Ferrari

    ★★★

    I'm not into cars. Not even a little bit. So this movie had to do a lot for me to like it even as much as I did. It's set up in several different ways that at any given point something could go wrong with a car and someone could die so that ratcheted up the tension since I didn't know the real-life story going in. The one major theme of pushing the limits of what man can achieve was…