Pete Wright

Co-host of The Next Reel Film Podcast and co-founder of the TruStory FM podcast network.

Favorite films

  • Blade Runner
  • Whiplash
  • Fight Club
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  • The Last Supper

    ★★★

  • Clueless

    ★★★★

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer

  • After the Wedding

    ★★★★★

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  • The Last Supper

    The Last Supper

    ★★★

    I was worried coming back into this film that it hadn’t aged well. To me, thankfully, the satire holds up. It’s a fun indie that’s staged like a play with a handful of over-acted performances trotting around thought experiments that ends in murder and tomato sauce apparently made without any mess AT ALL. That last part is my biggest dig on the movie, which otherwise manages to make me laugh, cringe, and sigh in all the right places.

    I watched…

  • Clueless

    Clueless

    ★★★★

    This movie hasn’t lost any of it’s lustre for me. Somehow, Heckerling manages to make the ultra-rich sympathetic, funny, and charming, in an era when this sort of affluence is increasingly toxic in film. Silverstone is wonderful, Dash is unencumbered by “what she will become,” and Paul Rudd is precisely Paul Rudd. A fun, candy-cane walk down memory lane and a bunch of good laughs.

    I watched this as Andy and I will be talking about it soon on The…

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  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★

    You know how Robert Downey Jr is Tony Stark? And… kinda, Tony Stark is RDJ? And how Nick Fury is Sam Jackson, and reverse, too?

    It’s never been more clear to me that Tom Cruise is Maverick. And in every other movie he does, it’s actually Maverick playing those roles in reverse.

    Thus, Maverick is Ethan Hunt. Maverick is Cage. Maverick is Claus von Stauffenberg and Jasper Irving and John Anderton and Maverick is even Tom Cruise playing Austinpussy. For…

  • The Matrix Resurrections

    The Matrix Resurrections

    It was… a curiosity.