RSS feed for Sean

Favorite films

Recent activity

All

Recent reviews

More
  • Nobody Knows

    Nobody Knows

    ★★★

    Well that was a bit of a downer.

  • Brain on Fire

    Brain on Fire

    The true story might be interesting to read as an article, but as a film, this is quite boring. There's no real story. It's a just girl going more and more crazy until a doctor figures out what's going on with her sick brain and then the movie abruptly ends.

Popular reviews

More
  • A Quiet Place

    A Quiet Place

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    While the suspenseful moments were decent, the film ultimately did not work for me at all.

    Firstly, the premise left a lot of questions. I imagine it was trying to be artsy by leaving out any explanations of where these super-eared monsters came from and how the family copes with simple everyday tasks that make noise, like flushing the toilet or sneezing, but it comes across as the writers just being lazy. Also, where do they get food, electricity, clothes,…

  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Ugh, I hated this movie. Some very interesting ideas, but it was too slow and ultimately went absolutely nowhere. One thing I don't understand is: Why are they all freaked out when the aliens use the word "weapon"? How the heck did they learn that word if it wasn't used before?

    My biggest reason for loathing this film, however, is its ending. It's one of those stupid saved-by-self-from-the-future deus ex machina endings. Aside from not making any real sense as…