Like most of my fellow Letterboxd cult members, I’ve seen A LOT of movies. Sometimes I sit around and marvel at how much life I’ve actually spent in front of the screen - why? Is it a waste of time? Couldn’t I do something else? Something a little more constructive? Naaaaaaa. Fuck that noise. Honestly, it’s movies like No Country for Old Men that remind you how wonderful cinema can be. If there ever was a film deserving of the…
Cuties (or any dance-centered film, for that matter) isn't exactly the kind of film you'll find me actively seeking out. Unfortunately, thanks to all of the Chris Hansen-wannabes and puritanical crusaders out there, I was forced to take the plunge. Let me tell you - after spending a little time with this one, you'll be begging for something controversial to happen - simply to break the monotony. Seriously, what is going on with outrage culture these days? Is it all…
Jim Carrey: "Well... we could fire them and I could do an impression. I'm a really good impressionist and I could do a pretty good imitation of both of them, I think."
Milos Forman: "No. I don't want to stop it. I just wanted to talk to Jim."
Me: "You are both fucking insane and this is what art is all about."
Do you guys remember how all of those teenage girls went crazy over Robert Pattinson during the Twilight years? Well that's how I feel about him after seeing Good Time. This is my favorite film of the year (so far) and it's gonna be tough to beat. Consider me an official Safdie whore.
In Good Time, main character Connie (played to perfection by Pattinson) is a self-absorbed con-man who uses those around him for his own personal gain. This includes his mentally…