samuelchapman

My reviews are more just comments.

I probably have no idea what I'm talking about, but sometimes I feel like I do

Favorite films

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me
  • Post Tenebras Lux
  • House
  • The Shining

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  • Mud

    ★★½

  • Take Shelter

    ★★★

  • Two Years at Sea

    ★★★½

  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl

    ★½

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  • Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger!

    Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger!

    There was 1 black child in this film, and they made a point of saying that his dad had left his family. No other childrens family situation was mentioned.

  • 5 Centimeters per Second

    5 Centimeters per Second

    This film is like saying 'come marvel at how beautiful the human face is' and then presenting the exhibit caked in make up.

    I am an unconditional romantic, but 5 Centimeters Per Second (particularly the shot and lighting) was over romanticized to the point of deadpan, self parody, and transcending into fantasy/sci fi, but without embracing it.

    These manipulative, unrealistic and often very tired visuals over wet, wet, toneless and aimless piano (only criticizing the soundtrack in relation the film.…