Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Apocalypse Now
  • Children of Men
  • Jurassic Park

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  • The Lion King

    ★★★½

  • Top Gun

    ★★★½

  • Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

    ★★

  • Manhunter

    ★★★½

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  • Star Wars

    Star Wars

    ★★★★★

    Watched with my 2-year old son. Here are some of his observations:

    - Darth Vader is "sick" (ill)
    - Every planet was "Earth"
    - The Death Star was "Moon" (that's no moon, son)
    - Every spacecraft was a "rocket ship"
    - "The robot (C3PO) walks on 2 legs!"
    - Chewbacca is his favorite character
    - Jawas are scary

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    I received a Stanley Kubrick box set for Christmas in 2015. I live in the US but found a great deal on a box set from the UK. The Shining is one of my favorite movies of all time and I just watched the Blu-ray from this box set for the first time. When the movie was finished after barely 2 hours, I thought to myself "I remember this being longer." A quick internet search led me to discover that…

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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    ★★★½

    The Lion King has the balls to splash the title card not once, but twice on screen.

  • Top Gun

    Top Gun

    ★★★½

    Top Gun is an movie where the pieces are better than the whole. It's full of iconic lines, moments, and songs, yet somehow feels rushed and unfocused. This does not detract from Top Gun being a fun watch, but I don't think it's a great movie.

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  • Scarface

    Scarface

    ★★★★★

    The clothing. The cars. The pastels. This movie is cocaine. Is Scarface over the top? Yes. But for Brian de Palma to bring Oliver Stone's violent and excessive script to life, over the top is all we could have asked for.

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

    ★★★★½

    I'm not sure what the hell I just watched, but whatever it is, it's amazing.