Alex Leon

Alex Leon

Filmmaker

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Favorite films

  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • Tampopo
  • Still Walking
  • On the Silver Globe

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  • Hereditary

    ★★★★

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    ★★★★★

  • Drive-Away Dolls

    ★★★

  • The Zone of Interest

    ★★★★★

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  • Drive-Away Dolls

    Drive-Away Dolls

    ★★★

    Had some classic Coen moments in it, but it ultimately feels kind of hammy and weirdly dated? The script was apparently written in the early 2000’s and a lot of the humor felt like it would have hit in like 2002, but not so much now. 

    “You’re a day late, and a dick short” is an all-timer line in the Coen’s filmography.

  • Party Girl

    Party Girl

    ★★★★

    Same thing happened with me and my halal guy

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  • On the Silver Globe

    On the Silver Globe

    ★★★★★

    Since quarantine began, I've seen a fair number of bizarre movies. Obi-Oba, The Visitor, Inland Empire. But this, THIS is the most batshit fucking crazy movie I have ever seen. This makes Apocalypse Now look like Piglets fucking Big Movie. I was entranced from start to finish.

    How long was it? 5 minutes? 10 hours? Who cares, this movie was jaw-dropping. In spite of the tumultuous production process and ultimately incomplete final product, this is a masterpiece.

  • Love on a Leash

    Love on a Leash

    If horseshoe theory was applied to movie ratings rather than political ideology, this would sit firmly between 1/2 star and 5 stars. The jarring silence at the beginning (literally the first 2 minutes) that is abruptly broken by a dog yelling "WHERE THE LADIES AT?" is unironically incredible.

    Why is there a shot of ducks in between every scene??? Why does it feel like the editor put this together with a blindfold on? Why is dogman a tender lover as…