Paul Jeremiah Hayes

Paul Jeremiah Hayes

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Irish guy who loves movies, writes about them & sometimes makes them when he is bored.

Favorite films

  • The Road Home
  • Blade Runner
  • The Great Escape
  • Inception

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  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

    ★★½

  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1

    ★★

  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    ★★½

  • The Hunger Games

    ★★★½

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  • D.B. Cooper: Where Are You?!

    D.B. Cooper: Where Are You?!

    Buzzfeed Unsolved had a twenty minute episode that covered this case better and more interestingly and more intelligently than this documentary.

  • The Gray Man

    The Gray Man

    Every action set piece, especially the scene in Prague just feels weightless and lacks any heft, it’s like the opposite of what Tom Cruise does in action films.

    Also the sound design is awful, everything feels lifeless. Drone shots are overused to the point that it feels like someone trying to copy Michael Bay. 

    Also the lack of blood just makes the whole film feel very artificial.

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  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★★

    Zodiac tells the story of the hunt for a notorious serial killer known as "Zodiac" who killed in and around the San Francisco Bay Area during the late 1960s and early 1970s, leaving several victims in his wake and taunting police with letters and ciphers mailed to newspapers. The case remains one of San Francisco's most infamous unsolved crimes.

    I finally sat down and watch the Director's Cut of this today, the first time I've seen the film since watching…

  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    ★★★★

    I've always believed that when it comes to cinema, less is more. There are those like James Cameron who believe that more is more, but that's a topic for another day.

    The reason I believe that less is more is that it allows filmmakers to let the audience create a small part of the film inside their heads and therefore become more involved in the film. This works best for horror films and films where a filmmaker wishes to crank…