Will

I do my best with my reviews, but please keep in mind, I'm usually some degree of drunk when I watch something. And write something.

Favorite films

  • The Thin Man
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Burn After Reading

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  • The Power of the Dog

    ★★★★

  • The Aristocats

    ★★★½

  • Slacker

    ★★★★½

  • Get on Up

    ★★★

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  • The Power of the Dog

    The Power of the Dog

    ★★★★

    Another slow burn of a movie, I wish I had caught in the theater where I could keep my phone checking to a minimum. Solid revisionist western that takes a scalpel to archetypes of frontier manliness, and didn't go anywhere I was expecting.

  • The Aristocats

    The Aristocats

    ★★★½

    I never watched a lot of Disney as a kid, so watching these now as an adult, I'm always a little amazed at the actual plots. This one, of course, has you cheering for the rich old lady who has nothing better to do with her fortune than give it to her goddamn cats, with the butler getting everything after they die. Naturally, the butler takes offense at this, and decides to toss the cats. So, he's immediately a despicable…

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  • Jennifer's Body

    Jennifer's Body

    ★★★★

    Watching this you can see how it was written off at first, given the misogyny underlying so much horror, and why it has subsequently grown in reputation. I was expecting more of a body horror theme, and it is not that, but it is a fun movie that takes the theme of female friendship very seriously. It also displays a sophisticated understanding of power and limits of female sexuality, which is a subject dealt with poorly just about everywhere. And, a bunch of teen boys get killed, so that's fun.

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★

    So, I was a little worried about watching this, because I heard so many things about Good Time, and I just could never really get myself to side with the character, and for the first hour and a half of this I was in a similar position. I knew what I was in for, but the feeling of "why am i watching this asshole, aside from some sort of modern geek show?" would not go away. And then the last…