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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  • Rookie of the Year

    ★★½

  • Hustle

    ★★★

  • Honey Boy

    ★★★★½

  • Requiem for a Dream

    ★★★½

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  • Honey Boy

    Honey Boy

    ★★★★½

    Weird time to watch this, as the portrayal of Shia's father was recently called into question (by Shia himself when he admitted his father never hit him and that he was not honest in his depiction of their relationship). I still think it works, though. There's a scene where Otis' tells his therapist in rehab that his father's AA stories are all lies--an amalgamation of other addict's stories. I found it pretty easy to view the film through that lens;…

  • Requiem for a Dream

    Requiem for a Dream

    ★★★½

    Anybody know where I can get some diet pills?

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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.