Nick

American art peaked when Bruce Springsteen wrote "Independence Day."

Favorite films

  • Miami Vice
  • Two-Lane Blacktop
  • The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
  • Murder by Contract

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  • The Week of the Killer

  • In Too Deep

    ★★½

  • The Book of Henry

    ½

  • Game Night

    ★★★★

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  • The Week of the Killer

    The Week of the Killer

    TFW you’re so repressed that you literally just kill everyone in your life so they don’t find out who you really are.

  • In Too Deep

    In Too Deep

    ★★½

    Perfectly serviceable late 90’s Dimension Films
    underworld thriller that’s held back by sluggish direction and LL Cool J truly giving his all (as a villainous drug lord named God, no less) while Omar Epps basically sleepwalks through a one-dimensional hero-cop role. Stanley Tucci *is* in this, but my guess is he thought that he signed up for a “Prince of the City” remake.

    Appreciated that Jermaine Dupri pops up as a scumbag named Melvin.

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  • Antlers

    Antlers

    ★★

    Here’s the pitch: it’s a monster movie, but the monster is inherited trauma. Or maybe the monster is the meth epidemic in the Pacific Northwest.

    No? What if the whole thing was an environmental parable? Or what if the monster somehow had its origins in indigenous folklore? Or what if…

  • The Butterfly Effect

    The Butterfly Effect

    ★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Dude I’m sorry, but Ashton Kutcher’s acting when he wakes up in a new reality only to realize that he has no arms or legs is still one of the funniest things I’ve ever seen in a movie.