adam

mediocre film buff. 
avid tv show watcher.
i love this shit.

Favorite films

  • No Country for Old Men
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

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  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

    ★★★

  • National Lampoon's Van Wilder

    ★★★½

  • Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle

    ★★★★

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    ★★★½

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  • No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men

    ★★★★★

    It's a gritty modern day western of wide vistas. An atmospheric (mainly through silence and a sense of impending doom) chase movie. However when the characters do talk to eachother the interactions are mesmerising and the dialogue galvanising. It is a Coen flick after all.

    Javier Bardem delivers a remarkable performance of a brooding menace. A performance far more harrowing than a Jason Voohrees or similar. Definitely a guilty pleasure of mine.

  • Drive

    Drive

    ★★★★★

    Drive is, in short, fucking awesome. From the moment it starts, our nameless main character is established in the coolest way possible: a high-speed car chase that showcases his nerves of steel, consummate professionalism, insane driving skills, and silent nature. Shortly after we see a softer side to him as he spends time with his neighbor and her kid. Right off the bat we have this mysterious crook set up in the best way possible, and then we get to…

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  • Cape Fear

    Cape Fear

    ★★★★½

    This is Scorsese doing a straight up genre remake. I see this as an homage to the 1962 original, yes it’s made in 1991 but if it were black and white you could easily see it playing on Channel 4 in the afternoon.

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    ★★★½

    This is really rather good, different type of vibe to your usual high school stuff, the same world of jocks, bullys and hippies but covers real difficulties like being in the closet, platonic love, mix tapes, university and mental illness. This has a lovely indie feel with some tiptop music.