Favorite films

  • Apocalypse Now
  • A Brighter Summer Day
  • There Will Be Blood
  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

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  • Tropic Thunder

    ★★★★

  • The Descendants

    ★★★★

  • The Last Mountain

    ★★★½

  • The Alpinist

    ★★★½

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  • Beau Travail

    Beau Travail

    ★★★★★

    "We all have a trashcan within. That's my theory."

    Beau Travail is nothing short of a cinematic masterpiece. There's something special about the way it's shot - faces, bodies, and landscapes all seem to coalesce under the simmering African skies. Not a single frame is wasted. Claire Denis and Agnès Godard really achieved something special here. Landscapes that should otherwise seem menacing appear delicate and inviting. Also, credit where credit is due - Denis Lavant's Galoup is the special ingredient…

  • The Celebration

    The Celebration

    ★★★★½

    "It was all you were good for."

    Damnit. My family get-togethers are usually pretty tame, but now they're just going to seem downright boring.

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  • Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

    Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

    ★★★★½

    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!"

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★½

    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…