nocturnalduck has written 5 reviews for films rated ★★★★ during 2022.

  • Ikiru


    "in any case, his enthusiasm was a bit over the top."

  • The Northman

    The Northman

    everything in this is pointedly engineered to leave as much of a jet-black and mucus flavored aftertaste in your mouth as possible.

  • The Aviator's Wife

    The Aviator's Wife

    moving both backwards and forwards in time.

  • Euphoria: Trouble Don't Last Always

    Euphoria: Trouble Don't Last Always

    review is for the entire show:


    unpacking my feelings about this. let's see.

    "reviewing" "content" is at its core a vehicle to socially signal traits about yourself. i write things on letterboxd and assign things star ratings to signal aspects about me to you. if you like the vibe you get, you like my reviews, "follow" me, and long-term i either get the validation of knowing that someone thinks that my personality is worthy of valuing and attention, or…

  • Everybody Knows

    Everybody Knows

    everybody repressing labyrinthine and destabilizing rationalization hamster wheels in overexposed images with no depth and almost complete airtight insularity is actually a pretty good representation of contemporary first world life.