Nathan Bailey

Nathan Bailey

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  • Hubie Halloween

    Hubie Halloween

    ★½

    Typical Happy Maddison production. I haven’t really kept up with their recent deluge of Netflix movies but, like a lot of people, I’m hunting for seasonal content and thought I’d give it a chance. No regrets, but it wasn’t really my cup of tea. Adam Sandler as Hubie DuBois feels a bit half cocked when compared to his classic characters, all while a series of lazy jokes push the irrelevant plot forward. This movie has a great cast, unfortunately they’re not given…

  • Destroy All Monsters

    Destroy All Monsters

    ★★★½

    Fun movie, dripping with mid century modern aesthetics and popping primary colors. The props, explosions, and ridiculous dialogue all make this worth watching. Had me thinking of Wes Anderson’s Life Aquatic and Isle of Dogs, the later of which I didn’t care much for. Also reminded me of my love for The Thunderbirds. I’m a pretty simple guy. I can usually get behind anything with models, space ships, moon bases, and underground lairs.

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  • Feels Good Man

    Feels Good Man

    ★★★★

    This doc is a must watch if you want some context to the history and transformation of Pepe from slacker god to symbol of hate. Also provides a good primer to 4chan, incels, etc., but the best part, in my opinion, is getting to know the creator Matt Furie. Zen, comic book artist dropout, who found politics on his doorstep. This doc is pleasant, that is, as much as a doc detailing the unraveling of democracy can be pleasant. The…

  • Escape from New York

    Escape from New York

    ★★★½

    Kurt Russell looking like a Texan congressman mixed with my girlfriend’s stepdad before he goes to the gym. First time watching. Well, I saw a TV cut when I was a kid. So yeah, first time watching it. About what I was expecting. However, I didn’t expect Harry Dean Stanton. That was a nice surprise.  What a decade he had.