Mark Edward

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  • They Cloned Tyrone
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • Swiss Army Man
  • Glass Onion

Recent reviews

  • The Creator

    The Creator


    What we have is an ambitious, visually stunning film at times hindered by uneven pacing and clunky dialogue. It feels like the script needed one more pass to tighten it up. This very much could have benefited from another fifteen minutes of screen time to allow some breathing room throughout, especially in the rushed first half. Despite the film's shortcomings, I enjoyed the movie, and want to see more like it.

  • See How They Run

    See How They Run


    Halfway between the quirky visuals and characters of a Wes Anderson film, and the meta foreshadowing and humor of an Edgar Wright & Simon Pegg film, without any particular distinction of the sort which makes those movies so recognizable and memorable. Surprise is necessary for both mysteries and comedies to properly land, and that halfway commitment to its stylistic influences prevents any such fulfillment.

Popular reviews

  • They Cloned Tyrone

    They Cloned Tyrone


    They Cloned Tyrone wears a cluster of influences on its sleeve (Get Out, The World’s End, Sorry to Bother You, and maybe, oddly enough, a touch of Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Father). Yet the film does not display any of these influences so strongly that it feels derivative or unoriginal.

    While the opening act of the movie only shows us a single day in the lives of these characters—trade, pimp, berate, lounge, shakedown, shootout—it becomes clear very quickly that…