Tom Jay

21 
Film Graduate
(He/Him)

Favorite films

  • La La Land
  • Donnie Darko
  • Suspiria
  • Scream

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  • Black Swan

    ★★★★

  • Ghost in the Shell

    ★★★★½

  • Showgirls

    ★★★★½

  • Nope

    ★★★

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  • The Wolf of Snow Hollow

    The Wolf of Snow Hollow

    ★★★★

    The somewhat nihilistic Writer/Director/Star Cummings turns his hands to genre filmmaking with an apparent ease and immediate success. 

    As has become a staple of his biggest hits, The Wolf of Snow Hollow follows the troubled life of a small town police officer, in this case John Marshall (Cummings) who’s tasked with balancing out his fractured relationships and avoiding relapse into addiction in the midst of a slew of murders in the usually quiet, titular small town: Snow Hollow. While the…

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  • The Gray Man

    The Gray Man

    I sure am glad Netflix decided to axe funding for “vanity projects” a la The Irishman in favour of pursuing the production of real art.

  • Studio 666

    Studio 666

    ★★★

    Taking to the reviews feature on letterboxd because I’ve got another confession to make: I wont pretend that I’m a fan of Foo Fighters by any definition, as is the case for my relationship with a million other musicians, I’ve barely scratched at the surface of their discography and have no sense of the people behind the act so you can imagine my pleasant surprise when Studio 666 turned out to be a pretty accessible and welcoming watch. Yes, it’s…

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  • Scream

    Scream

    ½

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

    Nothing is sacred, the art of filmmaking and storytelling is dead and you better hold on tight to those pieces of media you love and cherish (especially those of film and/or tv) because the big bad, Hollywood machine is on its way to rehash it, and rehash it badly. 

    I’ll find a slight sense of vindication once the bad taste’s washed from my mouth but this was everything I’d expected it to be and worse. 

    The latest in this already…

  • Licorice Pizza

    Licorice Pizza

    Romanticising racism, homophobia, paedophillia and soft-conservative politics? PTA must be a British journalist.