Beguiling Flicks

Over the last few weeks I saw Spielberg (2017), The Beguiled (2017), The House (2017), Next (2007), Gerald's Game (2017) and 1922 (2017). Spielberg Very interesting documentary about the director's career. It gives great insight on the father motifs, divorce narratives and his beneficial nerdiness toward film. It's worth a watch and one of the better documentaries about film this year. Noms: none. Letterboxd review. The Beguiled This has a lot of the aspects of a horror movie yet it plays like a cream colored atmosphere piece. This is a tightly packaged self contained drama. Noms: Nicole Kidman for acting, Sophia Coppola for directing. Letterboxd review. The House This movie works great for

Fall Hits

Over the last few weeks I have watched: It (2017), 1408 (2007), The Mist (2007), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), Lincoln (2012), Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017), Battle of the Sexes (2017) and Blade Runner 2049 (2017). It What is most interesting to me about this movie is that it is a very watchable, enjoyable horror movie that is high quality but conventional and very watchable but not a cult/artistic horror film. It has some jump scares but relies more on creepiness and could even be more of a coming of age comedy rather than horror film. Noms: Bill Skarsgård for acting, Ensemble casting. Letterboxd review. 1408 I had a bit of a dive into Stephen King. This is one of the more interest

365+ reviews of 2017

I didn't start the year with the intent to review a movie a day, 365 for the 2017. It was just a couple of especially cold Minnesota weekends in a row where I was hunkered down in the apartment with a few movies on a day that by the end of January I realized I could be well on pace for a review a day on letterboxd.com for the year. My rules for myself were that it didn't matter if I had seen the movie before, as long as I hadn't reviewed it before on letterboxd and that I had to write at least one sentence either about the movie or viewing experience. One limiting factor to this kind of schedule of movie watching was that my wife and I are expecting a baby in November and I have no expectati

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