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  • Pearl Jam: Twenty

    Pearl Jam: Twenty


    Original grade: 4 stars
    Rewatch grade: 4.5 stars
    Nostalgia grade: 11 stars

    Been thinking a lot about Chris Cornell these past few days and listening to his music. I grew up and have grown old with it. Some is otherworldly and menacing, some saccharine and cliched...but all of it was heartfelt.

    I thought I'd rewatch Cameron Crowe's stoic monument to Pearl Jam as it was really the only thing I had in my collection that would allow me to relive…

  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant


    An audacious attempt at a hybrid lollapalooza of every Alien film ever made. 
    It pretty much succeeds.

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


    3 years ago when I first found letterboxd, I wrote a review about Man of Steel. In this review I decided that my interest for comic book films had been completely dead...only to be aroused once more by the great Zack Snyder.

    Since then I have seen many Marvel films ...some of which I have decided are the bane of my existence and are eating the flesh of cinema whole from the inside out.
    Therefore I was quite excited for…

  • The Hateful Eight

    The Hateful Eight


    This film contains the most outrageously written gonzo hate infested scene QT has written since the infamous Dennis Hopper/Chris Walken "Sicilian Scene". I must also mention this scene is scored using the Xmas classic "Silent Night." This scene by itself nets this film 5 stars in my book and may quite possibly be my favorite scene in any film in the last 5 years.

    The rest of the film is ok too...
    In the spirit of QT's cinematic recycling, I've…