Jon Snow

Lover of film, criticism and history. Mercurial raconteur. Bioroid.

Favorite films

  • Apocalypse Now
  • Persona
  • The Shining
  • Sunshine

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  • Prey

    ★★★★½

  • The Black Phone

    ★★★½

  • Followers

    ★★

  • Thor: Love and Thunder

    ★★½

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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★½

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

    I took a day to ruminate on this film.

    That was a good idea.

    Scarlett Johansson has slowly, but surely proven herself to be a very capable actress. Her sexiness in this film is not heavy handed in the least, which I half expected. However, her performance is chillingly real and seductive. The use of real people and hidden cameras brings this story much closer to reality.

    Long shots, extremely wide shots, and the grey Scotland countryside give a subtle…

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Transformers: Age of Extinction

    ★½

    I won't say that it was good, or even that entertaining. It's a total turd. But, it's the Bayiest Micheal Bay movie ever Bayed. Which means it's nothing but one-liners and explosions. It's a good turn your brain off film. Nothing more. No real cinematic story. Just lots of splosions.