myboyswickedsmart

Don't go chasing waterfalls ~ Captain Gene (The Other Guys, 2010)

Favorite films

  • Before Sunset
  • Pulp Fiction
  • GoodFellas
  • Halloween

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  • The Wild Bunch

    ★★½

  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

    ★★★★½

  • Manhattan

    ★★★★½

  • Crimes and Misdemeanors

    ★★★★½

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  • The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

    The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

    ★★★★½

    Tense, wonderfully paced and surprisingly funny.

    Robert Shaw is English I had no idea.

  • Manhattan

    Manhattan

    ★★★★½

    This is probably the most put together and realised of woody Allen's vision - certainly his 20th century work.

    Sure his character doesn't differ much at all from this to Annie Hall or Crimes & Misdemeanours. But this seems the closest to his own self (how everyone breezes past his relationship with a 17 year old is probably telling).

    Against a gorgeous B&W backdrop of New York, probably the most beautiful it's ever looked on film - this is an incredibly…

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  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ★★★★★

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

    I'll leave my original review below. This is still undoubtedly peak fiction.

    Sure, the cinema was flat and all the jokes & returns were met with zero reaction. But nevertheless, everything that was great the first time was even better. I mean there's plot holes and logical inconsistencies at times but who cares? This was the most fun you'll likely ever have at a cinema.

    My only gripe was that the villains didn't have enough time as villains. Green goblin (whilst…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★

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

    Lizzie wants to be a single mum so bad but she didn't even consider the political & economic state of the multiverse right now.

    If you're gonna have Raimi do a superhero film, please let him go full Raimi. I didn't see much of Raimi's vision aside from the Bruce Campbell cameo & the odd jumpscare - this felt like a MCU film cosplaying as a Raimi film. Just see Spider-man 2. The man is more than capable of creating peak superhero…