Cinema Addict - 1114 Film Ratings
Member Since: Jan 8, 2018
Location: CA, USA
Bio: i don't watch movies (he/him)
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|80 81%||The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021) - Jun 18, 2022
"The use of negative space to amplify desolate soundstages into frighteningly imposing settings owes a lot to Welles' adaptation. Denzel's presence inevitably shifts the gravity of the entire text on him but I think it's effective in bringing out the potency of his downfall."
|35 12%||The Canyons (2013) - Jun 16, 2022
"Took me half the movie to figure out who's who. 2010s Paul Schrader has gotta be one of the more chaotic director arcs I've seen."
|50 20%||tick, tick... BOOM! (2021) - Jun 09, 2022
"The editing is completely insane. Shit cuts every 5 seconds like it's the Taken fence jump."
|95 99%||Revue Starlight the Movie (2021) - Jun 07, 2022
"Normally I don't rate things like this but Furukawa has talked specifically about going out of his way to make this a theatrical experience so it's the least I could do. Sometimes a film will have one definitive image that stays with you forever. Furukawa (and Koide) spend the entire 120-minute runtime cycling through shots like that. It's just not fair."
|80 81%||Dog Eat Dog (2016) - Jun 03, 2022
"Schrader really makes B-movies that feel like blockbusters (and sometimes vice-versa). If the Nic Cage Bogart sequence isn't CINEMA to you I dunno what is. Also https://i.imgur.com/h4c0wzx.png"
|60 32%||The Lost Daughter (2021) - May 31, 2022
"Yes, having kids is miserable, but it's nothing compared to being in a movie theater full of rowdy teens."
|65 42%||The Square (2017) - May 29, 2022
"150 minute pretentious loser movie making fun of pretentious losers. Cannes at its finest"
|70 56%||Night Moves (2014) - May 27, 2022
"Kind of a two-part film here. Loved the first part with its patient, methodical depiction of the handiwork behind a seemingly flawless heist. The first half gets away with hand-waving away the motive behind radicalization as an implicit assumption, but once the paranoia sets in, it starts to feel like a missing piece. Or maybe I can't relate because a dam isn't the first thing I'd want to blow up, I dunno."
|80 81%||Pig (2021) - May 26, 2022
"I don't think I can quite articulate how the pieces of this film fit together, but much like a man's love for his pig, there must be some deep spiritual connection between the dead-end gentrification of the modern city, the Nicolas Cage mythos, and the long shadow cast by the people no longer with us."
|75 69%||Le grand bain (2018) - May 25, 2022
"I'll always have a soft spot for stories about society's chronic losers, and I'll always have a soft spot for niche hobby stories. Wish this could have been a bit more than the sum of its parts, but I'll take dramatically lit fat guys dancing to 80s music."