Suzanne

That person who writes reviews with no film background

Favorite films

  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Gosford Park
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • The Lost Weekend

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  • Betting on Zero

    ★★½

  • The King's Speech

    ★★★

  • House of Gucci

    ★★½

  • Mikey and Nicky

    ★★★★½

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  • Betting on Zero

    Betting on Zero

    ★★½

    Informative but completely sterile in its presentation. I appreciate the editor’s efforts to spice up the visuals by adding in jpegs of different dollar bills every ten seconds but it didn’t really work.

  • The King's Speech

    The King's Speech

    ★★★

    If you are a British actor who was in Harry Potter then you are apparently obligated to play Winston Churchill at least once in your life.

    The King’s Speech is both better and worse than I remember it. I was never a fan of Hooper’s directorial style—particularly in Les Miserables—but I think it works here. Public speaking can be hard at the best of times, but having a speech impediment while being a King must be a nightmare. Hooper conveys the…

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  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    ★★★★★

    This incredibly famous movie has been talked about to death, and quite frankly I have nothing new to add to the discussion.

    So I’m just going to say that every single male character besides DeNiro reminded me of George Constanza.

    I have never seen Seinfeld.

  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Spider-Man: No Way Home

    ★★½

    Probably the most ‘Leo-pointing-at-screen’ fan service-y movies I’ve ever seen, but I can’t deny the fun I had. It’s almost all worth it for Willem Dafoe being da foe again, even in the mess that it is. Sony stop putting in so many villains, you never learn. Plus nearly every emotional beat is just an homage to another better film so that sucks. Feels like a fan-film at times.

    Also my Capra-corrupted brain is at it again. Couldn’t stop thinking about It’s a Wonderful Life during the last twenty minutes. It’s the same narrative dammit.