Quinn Armstrong

Do you read Sutter Cane?

Favorite films

  • The Apartment
  • The Lady Eve
  • Brief Encounter
  • Survival Skills

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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★

  • Resolution

    ★★★

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  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi

    I hate this I hate this this feels like it was made by a computer I hate this.

    Just absolutely fucking crammed with Save the Cat screenwriting bullshit. Completely devoid of the operatic stupidity that made Star Wars so special. A bland, dry, corporate exercise that was directed like an episode of Law & Order.

    Seriously, all those top down shots, all those detail shots to intro scenes. All the bland, obviously symbolic coverage, all the CGI, all the cute full…

  • Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi

    I only just started this, but the first scene is a bunch of state sponsored cops murdering children while teachers try to protect them.

    Truly far-fetched.

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  • Survival Skills

    Survival Skills

    I made this!*

    Obligatory post about it being incredible to see my work at festivals, the hard road, etc. But mainly I'm posting to offer my deep and sincere thanks to everybody both on Letterboxd and beyond who are reviewing/posting their thoughts, etc. Even those of you who didn't connect with it as much are clearly approaching it with an open mind and respect and I can't tell you how incredibly moving it is to see people engage with the…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Hit the sweet spot of being both rushed and boring. Lot of clashing between Raimi and the house style. Olsen is good, Cumberbun is good (aside from the accent), blah blah blah.

    I think one of the big issues in modern blockbusters is that they’re expected to do like 5 things poorly rather than 1 thing well. Case in point: the entire movie could have been about the siege of the temple. You could have really sketched out the stakes,…