Marden Zelaya

Movie nerd | Med student | Bookworm

Favorite films

  • American Animals
  • Ben-Hur
  • Beau Travail
  • Eyes Wide Shut

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  • Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

    ★★★½

  • What's Up, Doc?

    ★★★★★

  • Boogie Nights

    ★★★½

  • Labyrinth

    ★★½

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  • Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

    Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

    ★★★½

    “OMG, this film was so ahead of its time! Some of these topics were still taboo back in those days.” —Cinephiles watching Good Luck to You, Leo Grande in 2082. And honestly, they won’t be entirely wrong.

  • What's Up, Doc?

    What's Up, Doc?

    ★★★★★

    “Just tell me where it hurts! Is it the ilium, the sacrum, the coccyx? I hope it’s not your coccyx.” 

    DELIGHTFUL. ENERGETIC. QUOTABLE.

    This one took me by surprise! I didn’t know this movie was intended to pay homage to the screwball comedy from the 40s, as well as the Looney Tunes (now the title makes total sense!). And my goodness, it is one of the best comedies I’ve ever seen! The writing is so clever. The story is fast-paced…

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  • Malignant

    Malignant

    ★★★

    LMAO.

    James Wan did that. And he made sure to write “CULT CLASSIC” in blood red all over it.

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★½

    People have been sleeping on Matt Reeves for way too long—his Planet of the Apes films are masterpieces that deserve more recognition than what they usually get. I’m happy that The Batman finally puts him in the conversation of best directors. 

    This film was a slow burn! But even though there’s minimal action compared to other superhero movies, it kept me on the edge of my seat for most of its lengthy runtime. I appreciated how grounded and suspenseful the…