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Film Freak - 751 Film Ratings

Member Since: Aug 19, 2012

Location: Boca Raton, FL, USA

Bio: 'Stars' rating system based on Michelin guides:

100-91 Four Stars: Must See
90-66 Three Stars: Worth a detour.
65-24 Two Stars: A good film in its category.
23-01 One Star or No Stars: Proceed at your own risk.
more Recent Ratings
40 39% Bone Tomahawk (2015) - Mar 17, 2019
"If you want a more tolerable version of Pasolini's Salo, you might find it here. The horribleness was mostly condensed into one scene. The suspense was unbearable for me and I had to read the Wikipædia plot summary, which kind of ruined the point of the film."
68 77% David Holzman's Diary (1967) - Mar 13, 2019
"Sharp and blunt at the same time. "
19 11% The Dirty Dozen (1967) - Mar 10, 2019
"I am stunned at my reaction to a film I saw many times on the television in years before I turned 25. It is just an appalling piece of nihilistic, cynical film-making. Casting is often questionable, to say the least. Spectacular, though. "
55 62% Jolly Fellows (1934) - Feb 18, 2019
"Wafer-thin absurdist plot that sweeps together some 1930s pop music and anarchic comedy in the service of joy and happiness. "
68 77% The Killing of America (1982) - Feb 14, 2019
"A scary portrait of a sick society. That my childhood and youth were spent in this h--lscape explains so much of the emotional difficulties of my 20s."
55 62% O Silêncio do Céu (2016) - Feb 11, 2019
"Art-house revenge drama that moves along at a nice pace, and has a couple of surprising elements in the plot."
44 45% Elite Squad (2007) - Feb 11, 2019
"A largely conventional police actioner that manages to maintain suspense throughout (no mean feat), and is slightly more cynical and hard-hearted than Hollywood would be likely to churn out."
44 45% Eighth Grade (2018) - Feb 11, 2019
"Fisher is very good, but the story in this film is very uneven. It starts brilliantly, but gradually loses its way in a spiral of increasing misery until it backs away from a foreshadowed disaster and makes a sharp turn that leads to a typically American conclusion where we are ALL bound to be happy, even though Trump is elected president. "
70 79% Roma (2018) - Feb 10, 2019
"Packed with striking images, and with a well-crafted story, this film follows a course antagonistic towards some of my strongly held prejudices, and thus ended up with a lower score than it perhaps deserves on technical merit."
39 38% Children of Men (2006) - Feb 01, 2019
"Lots of shooting and explosions and an interesting story wander a dystopic Hell-scape in search of characters and drama. Some good pictures. "