Jacob Cunningham

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Favorite films

  • Stop Making Sense
  • JFK
  • Brief Encounter
  • Secrets & Lies

Recent activity

  • Everybody Wants Some!!


  • The Old Oak


  • The Trouble with Jessica


  • Wicked Little Letters


Recent reviews

  • Everybody Wants Some!!

    Everybody Wants Some!!


    Cats shouldn’t be in fridges.

  • The Old Oak

    The Old Oak


    Nothing like a Ken Loach film to make me want to walk into oncoming traffic. 

    Largely it’s Loach going through the usual motions, but it’s as good a swan song as you could ask for, especially for a filmmaker as old and as legendary as Loach who’s honestly earned the right to go out any which way he wishes.

    As subtle as a brick to the head but it gets the broad strokes right and its ideology is as strong…

Popular reviews

  • Raw


    I'm so mad, I was so excited for this.

    Raw is the kind of movie I hate. The kind of movie that wants you to believe it's way smarter than it is.

    For all the raves about how shocking and fucked up it is, this film is empty. It's devoid of any message or meaning, and is mostly just weird and shocking for the sake of being weird and shocking.
    I use the word shocking lightly though, because it's really…

  • Close



    MIFF 2022 #16

    Winner of the runner up prize at Cannes this year, Close is the story of two 13 year old boys who’s lifelong friendship begins to break apart after their closeness begins to attract questions and bullying from their classmates. 

    Yikes. Cannot remember the last time a film tried so hard to make me cry without even coming close. This is misery porn in the worst way, the kind of filmmaking that belongs in the 90’s. But it’s…