stephendanay

I've always dreamed of classic cars and movie screens

Favorite films

  • Mad Max 2
  • The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
  • Frances Ha
  • Attack the Block

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  • Murder at the Vanities

    ★★½

  • Ghost in the Shell

    ★★★½

  • Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers

    ★★

  • The House

    ★★★★★

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  • The Northman

    The Northman

    ★★★★★

    Still early, but this feels like the one to beat for 2022. A lot of ink has been spilled about how rare it is for a studio to spend $90m on something this idiosyncratic and alienating. I mean, compared to Eggers' first two features, a Viking revenge saga is an outright crowdpleaser, but the film still feels challenging and thoughtful while also aiming for spectacle and some semblance of popcorn entertainment.

    I'm sure dissertations will be written about Eggers filmography,…

  • Kill the Irishman

    Kill the Irishman

    This movie is like if the montages from Goodfellas were an hour and forty minutes long. And set in Cleveland. And terrible.