Timothy Lawrence

Timothy Lawrence

Lover of goodness, truth, and especially beauty.
Writer of essays and fiction.

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Favorite films

  • Attack on Titan: Chronicle
  • Avatar: The Way of Water
  • Dune: Part Two
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

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  • Dune: Part Two

    ★★★★½

  • Dune

    ★★★★

  • Godzilla vs. Mothra

    ★★★

  • Before Sunrise

    ★★★★★

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  • Dune: Part Two

    Dune: Part Two

    ★★★★½

    "The beauty and the horror"

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★

    Some notes pre-Part Two:

    I remain very curious about the way this film handles the character of Jamis. Why is he the very first named/speaking character we see onscreen? I wondered if the alternate future Paul sees with Jamis is what would happen if Paul were willing to sacrifice Jessica/didn't kill Jamis as her champion – but I'm not sure that tracks.

    The Gom Jabbar scene is simultaneously a test of both Paul and Jessica, and the duel with Jamis, it…

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  • Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

    Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

    ★★★★½

    Et voilà.

    A dazzlingly impressive sleight of hand: Cruise and McQuarrie make 2 hours and 43 minutes disappear just like that. This thing moves like a gale force wind (and knocks my critical hat clean off in the process – I've had such a hard time pulling my thoughts together in any coherent way).

    Since Ghost Protocol, the Mission: Impossible films have started chaining their action scenes, which is to say they've adopted the following format: multi-part set piece, exposition,…

  • Olaf's Frozen Adventure

    Olaf's Frozen Adventure

    MISTER MOVIEGOER.

    YOU COULD HAVE ARRIVED AT THE "COCO" SCREENING 45 MINUTES LATE.

    I GAVE YOU ALL THE CLUES