Connor Devlin

Connor Devlin

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Screenwriter. Horror freak. Nostalgia whore. Typical nerd. I'm too basic to have a real personality.

Favorite films

  • The Thing
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • Lone Star
  • Personal Shopper

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  • Titane

    ★★★★½

  • StageFright: Aquarius

    ★★★★½

  • The Virgin Suicides

    ★★★½

  • Dear Evan Hansen

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  • Titane

    Titane

    ★★★★½

    This deeply moved me. At a certain point, during a scene involving a desperate dance by one character, I wept and remained emotional throughout the rest of the film. It acts almost like the inverse of David Cronenberg's Crash, as a "machine" goes through a violent, bodily transformation into something more human. For all the hatefulness, darkness, and angriness conjured up at the beginning, the way the film uses that as an emotional sucker punch by the end impressed me.…

  • The Virgin Suicides

    The Virgin Suicides

    ★★★½

    Sofia Coppola sets up a pretty sturdy foundation for the rest of her career, even if the best is yet to come. The Virgin Suicides is a bit too esoteric, constantly shifting perspective and focus but forgetting to tie it all together or remind us what the point was here. The atmosphere works as an excellent countermeasure; the film feels like a suburban fairytale that decomposes into something truly haunting by its inevitable conclusion. James Woods might be a total…

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