Favorite films

  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  • Duck, You Sucker
  • No Country for Old Men
  • The Wild Bunch

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  • The Man From Toronto

    ★★★

  • Tenet

    ★★★★½

  • Jurassic World Dominion

    ★★★½

  • Mercury Rising

    ★★★

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  • The Ice Road

    The Ice Road

    ★★½

    I kept catching parts of this on TV and finally decided to finish it through to the end. It was okay, with some fun action at points but the story just needed more to hold it together for me, leaving me feel like it was disjointed and disappointing.

  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★½

    Living with someone who does not particularly appreciate horror and who has seen this with me in the theater previously, I was given license to go to the 2020 CGV Cinema Adult Vacation on my own to see this.

    I recall being especially moved as the theater went dark and the iconic Ennio Morricone score began and the the dogs started running through the snow hunted by the Norwegians in the helicopter ("crazy Swedes" to MacReady as played by Kurt…

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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★

    We went all out to see this, getting tickets in row B for seats three and four in a pretty small theater (Incheon CGV 1, the Arthouse), buying them days in advance and watching the day before I go to the hospital to remove a tumor. We were motivated and not sure whether we would get another chance to see it because not all of the Oscar nominees that play end up getting a full run.

    It feels like it…

  • Ad Astra

    Ad Astra

    ★★★★

    There is so much of this that is just almost there but not quite. I love the near future not really explained, but it does not quite do enough to set the stakes they assert for the world. The initial action is cool and intense. I really like the Heart of Darkness frame, though it never feels like it reaches the material.
    I was really impressed by Brad Pitt and the emotional core of the movie, but the relationship with…