Thomas Flight

Thomas Flight

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Casual thoughts not formal reviews. I make video essays you can find on my YouTube channel.

Don't take my ratings very seriously.

Favorite films

  • A Hidden Life
  • Lessons of Darkness
  • The Seventh Seal
  • Baraka

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  • Dune

    ★★★★

  • Dune

    ★★★★½

  • The Last Duel

    ★★★★

  • Chronicle of a Summer

    ★★★★

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  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★

    Lots of phenomenal elements here and very evocative world building as Denis Villeneuve brings to screen probably as faithful an adaptation as Dune fans can hope for.

    But the faithfulness of that adaptation is also the film's stumbling block. There's so much material to cover, that even with Villeneuve's efficient and concise exposition and world-building most of this film feels like setup, and we never get quite enough time with any of the characters to really develop emotional connection or…

  • Dune

    Dune

    ★★★★½

    They really went ALL OUT on the music video for the new Hans Zimmer album.

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  • Squid Game

    Squid Game

    ★★★

    Throughout the show, there are several moments where characters talk about what they'd do with the money if they won. Answers vary but include: paying off debts, paying hospital bills, and being able to afford a better life for their families.

    If you spend any time watching game-show style "reality TV" you've probably encountered these kinds of answers from contestants on those shows. In another show that has a couple of seasons showing on Netflix, "Alone" contestants go into dangerous…

  • Bo Burnham: Inside

    Bo Burnham: Inside

    ★★★★★

    locking myself in my office for however long it takes to make the video essay I need to make saying what I want to say about this

    Update: the monstrosity is now available to watch.