thekyleperson

death to my star ratings
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Favorite films

  • Amadeus
  • Paddington 2
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Dancer in the Dark

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  • Joyland

  • Rush Hour 3

  • Scrapper

  • Theater Camp

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  • Rush Hour 3

    Rush Hour 3

    The second Rush Hour was a lil clumsy misstep. Nothing egregious as a sequel but decidedly messier than it's predecessor. This was a complete falling flat on its face. The script is much more generic and also somehow confusing to follow. It feels like a script that allows more for funny improv fueled by the chemistry of the cast. Indeed we see this comeradery in the blooper reel which maintains the only bit of Rush Hour soul in this movie.…

  • Scrapper

    Scrapper

    This does have many things going for it from its performances to its softer tone than some of its influences (without sparing the emotional impacts). However, it is unfortunate that Aftersun is still so fresh in memory because that accomplishes a lot of similar territory and in my opinion blew this out of the water. Still though this was very sweet, touching, and includes a couple of great performances.

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  • Have a Nice Day

    Have a Nice Day

    ★½

    Is nobody going to talk about the four minute long shot of just water????

  • First Reformed

    First Reformed

    Once upon a time, not too long ago, an edgy 14 year old "emo" kid named Darren with religious parents who saw An Inconvenient Truth during his Environmental Science class took a composite notebook and wrote all of his "dark, deep, unapologetic" thoughts into it. Several years later, he found it again. Having grown older and wiser, he found the notebook while cleaning out his old room. He cracks the spine, having gone untouched for years. He reads the thoughts…