Uncle Pongo

Vocalist for My Eyes Fall Victim. That's about all I got going for me right now.

Favorite films

  • The Social Network
  • The Tree of Life
  • Back to the Future
  • Jurassic Park

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  • Jurassic Park III

    ★★½

  • Searching

    ★★★★

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★½

  • 42

    ★★

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  • Jurassic Park III

    Jurassic Park III

    ★★½

    Spielberg's direction is sorely missed in the first film in the franchise without him. There's not much in the way of building tension, and the memorable set pieces are really not there, with the exception of maybe the Pterodactyl cage for both. You can also sense the actors not having that gravitas that comes with working with someone like Spielberg, no matter the subject matter, and instead giving into the goofy nature of the franchise's whole conceit.

    It's almost unfair…

  • Searching

    Searching

    ★★★★

    The story elements of the script are almost too good for a gimmicky movie told through a laptop screen. And I have to appreciate any movie that references Tumblr and actually takes us on the Tumblr website. Was also refreshing to only see a few "fake social media site we made up for this movie" and mostly real-looking depictions of the sites and platforms themselves. Overall, just very snappy and entertaining. Great quick watch.

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  • Belfast

    Belfast

    ★★

    Such a frustrating movie. There was absolutely no need to shoot this in black and white, other than to make it feel important, historical, and worthy of an Oscar. And Kenneth picked the wrong year to do it anyway--The Tragedy of Macbeth makes everything else pale in comparison. It's an even more baffling decision because the film takes place in 1969, but the black and white makes it feel like it's taking place in 1950. Seeing barbed wire barricades set…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★½

    Very cool that they let Raimi do any of this, but at the same time it's also the most egregious offender of "This entire movie feels like a mid-credits scene." We'll call it a wash.