Mike Byrne

Mike Byrne

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Twentysomething Idiot &
Relevant Human Being

Favorite films

  • Do the Right Thing
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • This Is Spinal Tap
  • A Separation

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  • The French Dispatch

    ★★★

  • Halloween

    ★★★★½

  • Children of Paradise

    ★★★★½

  • Titane

    ★★½

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  • Shazam!

    Shazam!

    ★★½

    I feel robbed by the fact that there isn’t a scene where Billy is amazed at how much his dick has grown

  • Us

    Us

    ★★★★

    We’re human, too, you know. Eyes, teeth, hands, blood. Exactly like you.

    A strong second outing for Peele that establishes him as one of the most interesting voices in contemporary horror, or all of film for that matter. “Us” is a labyrinthine allegory of complicit subjugation, a taut thriller that builds its suspense slowly and unravels its mystery with expert pacing. 

    Horror and comedy are both the art tension, and how it can be used to produce visceral reactions. It’s…