Max Meyers

movies are just pretty neat


don’t take me too seriously, I just really enjoy watching movies and writing about them

Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • The Truman Show
  • Inception
  • Her

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  • The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

    ★★★★

  • The Disaster Artist

    ★★★★½

  • Memoria

    ★★★★½

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

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  • Children of Men

    Children of Men

    ★★★★★

    While the cinematography and long takes are definitely what stood out the most, what ended up being one of my favorite parts of this was actually a scene early on in the film, when Theo attempts to get transit papers from his cousin for the initially unknown refugee. They’re eating a meal together, and behind this is the massive backdrop of the Picasso painting Guernica.

    I first learned about Guernica in my Advanced European History class back in high school,…

  • Do the Right Thing

    Do the Right Thing

    ★★★★★

    2020 has been quite the year, to say the least. So much has happened. Some good things, but also a lot of bad things too. Lately, it tends to feel like the world is a bit on edge right now. From the global pandemic caused by Covid-19, to the less important matter of my senior year/end of high school being cut short which resulted in a fairly unconventional end to my time at the school I've grown up with since…

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  • The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

    The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

    ★★★★

    Honestly really loved this. At the end of the day, the best part of this, while for some might be seeing these kings of the game compete, is more than just that. What really emulates this is this genuine sense of integrity of people who just love doing things, have such a passion for it, and are driven by that. It definitely feels like it is crafted around Steve as a character rather than solely being a record of his…

  • The Disaster Artist

    The Disaster Artist

    ★★★★½

    Forgot how genuinely funny this is…The Room is due for a rewatch :)

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