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  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★½

    MCU Ranking
    2019 Ranking

    I have to admit,for a couple of weeks it was fairly strange living in a
    Post-Endgame world where there was no giant event in the future to look forward.Endgame came and gone but it left me confused as to how I felt about it.Even when I first logged it no Letterboxd I didn't originally give it a rating knowing that I do have a few problems with it.Nevertheless the film gave me everything I had asked…

  • Avengers: Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War

    ★★★★★

    MCU Ranking

    You could say this double bill infinity rewatch was Inevitable.

    I was aware of The Infinity Wars lurking in the background since 2016 when I became an mcu fan with Civil War.In the 2 years between the two films and a couple dozen marvel movies later,Avengers Infinity War had become the single most anticipated event of my lifetime.The road of getting there felt like an eternity of waiting.The announcement that the film would feature 67 marvel characters,the first…

  • Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring

    Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring

    ★★★★½

    Fellow Letterboxians Challenge

    There are many words one can use to describe this incredible film,but I think poetic is the most fitting.There aren't many films in cinema that capture the passage of time quite as beautifully as here.Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring presents Life as a continous never ending cycle of death and rebirth as well as a journey from naivity & violence to spirituallity and awarness.As a westerner I can't say I completely understand or agree with some parts…

  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    ★★★★★

    Paul Thomas Anderson Ranked
    Fellow Letterboxians Challenge

    When I first got into PTA early last year I didn't really get the hype sorrounding him and thought he was fairly overrated.This is now my 7th film of his(only missing his debut film Hard Eight)and I can safely say he is one of my favorite directors working today.Now I seem to be in the minority when I say this,but I think Inherent Vice is not only a GREAT film but also one…

  • True Romance

    True Romance

    ★★★★½

    Fellow Letterboxians Challenge

    Probably the closest we will ever get to a Quentin Tarantino film not directed by Quentin Tarantino what True Romance lacks in style is made up for in plot,performances and of course Dialogue.

    To be totally honest,prior to wathing this I didn't think Tony Scott could succesfully adapt a Tarantino script.I've only seen Top Gun from him but that was more than enough to cause some doubt in my mind.Thankfully with True Romance he knocked it out…

  • (500) Days of Summer

    (500) Days of Summer

    ★★★★

    Fellow Letterboxians Challenge

    Right from the opening credits 500 Days of Summer promised me a diffrent experience to most rom-coms by saying this isn't going to be your typical "boy meets girl" story,and to a pretty large extend it totally succeded.It's a very refreshing take on the exhausted sub-genre that had my attention all-throughout and actually me care for the characters. Joseph Gordon-Levitt steals the show as the selfish and immature lead that refuses to accept his new Girlfriend isn't…

  • Braveheart

    Braveheart

    ★★★★½

    Fellow Letterboxians Challenge

    Does anyone actually use films to educate themselves about history?Didn't think so.There is nothing wrong with a film being historically innacurate as long as it peaks intrest in the viewer to learn more about that time in history and doesn't completely change the Original Source to the point where it's unrecognizable(Watch the Greatest Showman).Braveheart does make a ton of changes to the story of William Wallace but for me it never crosses that line of going too…

  • Caché

    Caché

    ★★★★

    Fellow Letterboxians Challenge

    Michael haneke's Cache(Or Hidden) is anything but your run of the milk Genre film.It's a mystery film that isn't really concerned with the mystery itself but more so on what it means for the characters themselves as well as The Larger Picture.

    If I were to exclude all the themes and judge it purely as a mystery film,there are certainly far better examples of enticing mysteries than Cache.While I do think the naturalistic tone worked quite well…

  • Onward

    Onward

    ★★★★½

    I hated the trailers so when the audience reaction turned out to be meh,I believed them.Turns out I loved everything about this movie.Genuinely can't tell if growing up with Pixar films makes you incapable of dislikng their stuff later on or if you're all just being mean and this is just a Great Pixar film.

    Fantastic Worldbuilding,Great and relatable characters as well as really touching themes I can't see myself ever not loving this one.Certainly top 10 Pixar flicks in my eyes.
    Pixar Ranked

  • Ed Wood

    Ed Wood

    ★★★★★

    Tim Burton Ranked
    I'm by no means a big Tim Burton but after Sweeney Todd and now this,I'm starting to appreciate him a lot more(Although admittedly I haven't seen any of his 'disasters').

    I actually didn't realize Ed Wood was a biopic till the credits started rolling.After researching a bit for the life of "Cinema's Worst Director Ever",I started loving the film even more.Burton and co. could've easily made a satire of Wood's work and play his thinking of making…

  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★

    2019 Ranking

    Much like with Ari Aster's previous film,Hereditary,I think this film has some really high highs and some really low lows.Unlike Hereditary however,which at least didn't let my attention drift away till that bizzare ending,Midosmmar's duller parts are quite a slog to get through.

    Starting with the few positives,I do really like the basic premise of taking a Norwegian folk tale and making an entire movie out of it.The cinematography and costume design are the clear stand-outs for me,without…

  • Amadeus

    Amadeus

    ★★★★★

    Does Artistic Genious come from within,the personality and raising of the artist,or are these men vehicles for God to spread his word?And if the latter is true,then by what criteria does he chooce them?Those are the questions Milos Forman attempts to answer in his 1984 Masterpiece in what is anything but a traditional biopic.

    The choice to bring Salieri to the foreground of the attention and make him the narrator of Mozart's life is probably the most brilliant,Forman has ever…