Riley

I been to hell ‘n back for 20 stacks

Favorite films

  • Déjà Vu
  • The Great Silence
  • Gamera 3: Revenge of Iris
  • Dragon Inn

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  • The Mummy

  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    ★★½

  • Lacrimae rerum

  • Red Eye

    ★★★★

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  • The Mummy

    The Mummy

    Movie smellin like a broke ass chicken joint

  • Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

    ★★½

    Still too bizarrely paced and lethargic for me to fully get into but so much genuine visual imagination and nonetheless endlessly interesting to see Lucas almost single-handedly form the entire production model for blockbusters today, and yet an entire generation has forgotten that this kind of tech was once a means to convey entirely new and expressive worlds and not downtown Manhattan.

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  • Don't Look Up

    Don't Look Up

    A feature length (almost *2 & A HALF HOURS*) extension of that post-credit scene from Vice about how people watch too much Fast & Furious to care about “real issues”, practically every attempt at a joke in this amounts to “world ending…., but people only care about celebrity and smartphone??? So sad…..”. A completely vapid, smug, deeply condescending and empty platitude. This is satire made specifically for people who deem themselves more informed than the common folk to pat themselves on the…

  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ★★½

    Somehow miraculously not a *complete* disaster, there’s at long last some actual sense of consequence and finality that MCU’s (mostly mediocre/bad) attempts at Spidey, there are moments here that are shockingly somber and have wait for it….. some actual character? But every moment where I was thrilled and excited to see my favourite superhero is dulled out by something twice as irritating. Maybe chalk it up to being a COVID shoot but even for the typical mcu schlock this is…