Roger H.

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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

    The most boring vampire film I've ever seen.

  • Tenet

    Tenet

    This film is a work of Brutalist architecture.

    Of course it is beautifully shot and a lot of work was put into it, but it seems to have been made deliberately inaccessible to audiences.

    Since Inception, everyone appears to be on opposite trajectories with Christopher Nolan's films. You either enjoyed them more or less. I'm on the downward slope.

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  • Joker

    Joker

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I really wanted to like this movie, but about 90 minutes in, after the tenth slow-motion scene of Joker dancing, I felt very bored.

    Heavy cribbing from Taxi Driver and King of Comedy throughout. I'd like to know, was it supposed to be a surprise when we found out that Arthur's relationship with Zazie Beetz was all in his head?

    I can't fault Phoenix for his performance, it's fantastic, but at the end of the movie when he goes Full…

  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★★★

    One of my favorite films of 2019. A deep dive into grief, as well as a cautionary tale about how to avoid being a bad boyfriend. All of the horrible stuff is committed by beautiful people, in beautiful scenery in broad daylight.

    I saw it twice in theaters, the second time in the form of The Director's Cut. I don't think the deleted scenes added anything to the experience, and I won't spoil anything but there's one scene in particular…