Jamie Sherwood

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Favorite films

  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Stop Making Sense
  • On the Silver Globe
  • On the Waterfront

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  • The Ides of March

    ★★★½

  • American Fiction

    ★★★★½

  • Bo Burnham: What.

    ★★★★

  • Moneyball

    ★★★★★

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  • The Ides of March

    The Ides of March

    ★★★½

    Doesn't quite hold up so well the more you watch it, but still a good time, with most of the joy coming from the cast playing off each other, with Hoffman and Giamatti both doing their thing, and Clooney radiating charm.

    It ticks along with ease, but feels slight compared to other films of this nature.

  • American Fiction

    American Fiction

    ★★★★½

    I expected the film to be quietly amusing, but instead I found myself laughing out loud many times during the film, and I enjoyed it, absolutely.

    Jeffrey Wright is brilliantly downtrodden, fed up with the rejection in his work, but also displays viable and honest relationships with his family in the film. Its a brilliant performance.

    The story is multi layered, and much more than the brief ploy synopsis I read,showing the many layers of life and just becomes incredibly…

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  • The Apartment

    The Apartment

    ★★★

    I spent much of my time viewing this not really sure what to think of it. The film was one of the first, if not the first, film Vincent Cassel made after his Superb, career defining turn in La Haine, and as always he is a fine screen presence. The problem in the film though lies in satisfaction, and the fact that when the film was over I felt none.

    I feel I should elaborate. By Satisfaction I do not…

  • Blue

    Blue

    ★★★★

    This perhaps wasn't the best film to choose after a long day at work, consisting, as it does, of a single shot of a blue screen for 70+ minutes with a voice over from Derek Jarman and others along with an evocative soundtrack discussing life with AIDS.

    The film is very touching, and really quite interesting, but does require some previous knoweldge going into it I think. Jarman was in the final stages of his fight with AIDS at the…

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