Theo Howe

Why we still doing films when Diary of a Wimpy Kid Rodrick Rules changed the game?

Favorite films

  • Fitzcarraldo
  • Eureka
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Red Sorghum

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  • Forever a Woman

    ★★★½

  • Pulse

    ★★★

  • In the Heat of the Sun

    ★★★½

  • Section 1

    ★★★★½

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  • Forever a Woman

    Forever a Woman

    ★★★½

    Pretty astounding stuff in its frankness and honesty. One of the more moving ways to chart how the art we produce can be a better record of our lives than frank biography.

  • Pulse

    Pulse

    ★★★

    A film that could only have been made in a 2-3 year period in this specific part of the internet's lifespan. Hasn't dated a bit, and manages to be strangely moving at points, even if it is never as truly horrifying as Cure.

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    Kaufman ultimately showing that acts of self-reference are not enough if you do nothing with them. The direct callbacks to Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Synecdoche, New York mean nothing if Kaufman himself is not coming to terms with them. What starts out as an interesting exploration of how even the smallest choices affect our personal relationships becomes an image of a not very nice man who has invented a girlfriend for himself. Except, of course, Kaufman is…

  • Memories of Murder

    Memories of Murder

    ★★★★★

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

    You've seen the killer's face, or at least you think you have, so you spend the best part of the film scanning everyone you see, asking yourself if it matches up.

    All to no avail.