Nils Johan Nesse

Movie geek trying to write a screenplay.

Favorite films

  • The Falls
  • The Shining
  • Wake in Fright
  • The 4th Man

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  • Pickpocket

    ★★★★★

  • True History of the Kelly Gang

    ★★★★

  • Cutter's Way

    ★★★★½

  • Monsieur Hire

    ★★★★

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  • The Prowler

    The Prowler

    ★★★

    Generic and boring plot, but... Excellent kills, with beatuiful Savini gore. A Graham Parker & The Rumour lookalike band. An incomprehensible cameo by Lawrence Tierney. Are these elements enough to make it a good film? Not quite, but...

  • Swan Song

    Swan Song

    ★★★½

    Yes, the whole point is to see Udo Kier as a cranky old drag queen for 100 minutes and it's a beautiful thing.

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★

    The pain of taking your new girlfriend to meet your parents for the first time. And/or the pain of going on a long excruciating trip to rural America (hillbilly country) with your new boyfriend to meet his horrible parents for the first time. The horror of being in a relationship with another human being at all. Learning to know that person, his least flattering traits, his inadequacy, his parents, the miserable place he grew up. The terror of having your…

  • Green Room

    Green Room

    ★★★★½

    Every once in a while a film comes along that makes me think "I wish I had made this" - and Jeremy Saulnier's Green Room is one of those. Intense, anarchic, balls to the walls. Genuinely scary and claustrophobia-inducing, and gory to boot. This is the way to make a low-budget contained thriller. This is pure.