Favorite films

  • Whiplash
  • Zodiac
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Blade Runner 2049

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  • Memento

    ★★★★½

  • No Country for Old Men

    ★★★★★

  • Beautiful Boy

    ★★★★

  • Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★½

    There’s something profoundly tragic about Paul’s story arc that really resonates with me. Timothèe is genius in this role, which took me by surprise because I’ve only ever seen him in Interstellar and Lady Bird where he doesn’t get very much screen time. Every one of Paul’s vision scenes were edited and complimented by Hans Zimmer’s score to perfection; leaves me with chills every time. Was covered in goosebumps practically the entire time, again. The Holy War vision sequence and…

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★½

    I fucking love it. Dune isn’t entirely without its flaws but I don’t care. A bit exposition-y with an unorthodox story structure but nothing significant enough to detract from the immersive cinematic experience that it is. I kept my expectations relatively low before watching and ended up being much more invested than I anticipated. It’s slow to start and takes its time laying the groundwork, but by a certain point during its run I felt it really found its stride…

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  • Blade Runner 2049

    Blade Runner 2049

    ★★★★★

    I seriously can’t believe I didn’t realize how much of a masterpiece this is until now. An incredibly poignant and melancholic cinematic sci-fi masterpiece. Have obviously always been impressed with 2049 on a technical level, but was never entirely invested in the story and never felt a true connect with the characters. Maybe I’ve just matured emotionally since my initial viewing, but on rewatch, the themes presented resonate on a much deeper level. Having a deeper emotional investment in the…

  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★★

    Top 5 movie ever. On my first watch a year ago, I felt like this was as good as I expected Se7en to be when watching that for the first time. 2nd watch was flames as well.