Media

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Dr. Seuss

Movies

(my own Tomatoes ranking)

  • Molly’s Game ☑️(88%) – thrill ride, crazy story, superb leads
  • After Hours ☑️(85%) – old-school NYC noir, humorous, classic
  • Roma ☑️(86%)
  • The Underneath
  • City of God ☑️(95%) – leave speechless, exhilarating true story, powerful
  • 12 Monkeys ☑️(87%)
  • People vs. Larry Flyer
  • Hollwoodland
  • Rocknrolla ☑️(80%) – second-half is excellent, gritty British, not the best Ritchie
  • Gone Girl☑️(88%)
  • Brick
  • The Bank Job
  • Trainspotting ☑️ (96%)
  • True Romance☑️(81%)
  • The Sting ☑️(92%)
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Inherent Vice ☑️(79%)
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Chinatown ☑️ (90%)
  • Under the Silver Lake
  • High Fidelity ☑️(85%)lik
  • Say Anything ☑️(88%)
  • Death Proof
  • Whiplash ☑️(90%)
  • The Founder ☑️(85%)
  • War Dogs
  • Catfish (doc) ☑️(84%)
  • Thelma & Louise
  • Sex Lies and Videotapes ☑️ (90%)
  • Cinema Paradisio☑️ (88%) – moving, cohesive, and classical
  • Clerks ☑️ (88%) – dating humor, gritty, short & sweet
  • 21 Grams
  • Dead Poets Society ☑️(95%)
  • Manhattan ☑️(96%)
  • Pain and Glory
  • Parasite ☑️(99%)
  • Primal Fear ☑️(88%)
  • American History X ☑️(89%)
  • Heat ☑️(85%)
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them ☑️(85%)
  • Children of Men
  • High Fidelity☑️(45%)
  • There Will Be Blood ☑️ (94%)
  • Good Time ☑️(82%)
  • Match Point ☑️(91%)
  • Hannah and Her Sisters ☑️(87%)
  • Green Book ☑️(97%)
  • Motherless Brooklyn ☑️(84%)
  • Knives Out☑️(89%) – masterful, a fun ride, terrific ensemble
  • Little Women☑️(93%) – smart, great ending and writing
  • Waves ☑️(85%)
  • The Gentlemen ☑️(96%)
  • Toy Story 4
  • Punch Drunk Love
  • Kramer vs. Kramer
  • Crimes and Misdemeanors
  • The Greatest Showman
  • Moonlight
  • Ladybird ☑️(89%) – outstanding lead, short, intense at times, sweet
  • A Star is Born ☑️ (91%) – Gaga is breathakingly amazing, morose, and pops
  • Melancholia
  • Tangerine ☑️ (80%)
  • Roma
  • Spring Breakers
  • Philadelphia
  • Florida Project
  • Boyhood
  • Phantom Thread
  • The Master
  • Zodiac
  • Memento ☑️(81%)
  • The Revenant
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • The Farewell
  • Midsommar
  • The English Patient ☑️(90%)
  • Get Out
  • Dolemite Is My Name☑️(97%)
  • Birdman☑️ (96%) – surreal cinematography, brilliant structure, next-level by Norton & Stone
  • Mad Max: Fury Road☑️ (96%)
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas
  • A Bronx Tale
  • Lost in Translation
  • The End of the Tour☑️ (89%) – intuitive, snack-able, gripping

TV

  • New Pope ☑️(90%)
  • Better Call Saul☑️(100%)
  • Hunters
  • Lucky Louie
  • Unorthodox ☑️(95%)
  • Fauda
  • Chernobyl☑️(96%)
  • Dark Materials
  • The Crown Season 3
  • Maniac
  • Barry Season 2 ☑️(96%)
  • Money Heist☑️(90%)
  • Sex and the City Season 4-6
  • Succession ☑️(83%)
  • The Last Dance
  • Weeds
  • Six Feet Under

Articles

  • Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man

Music

  • OK Computer

Podcasts

  • The Moment ☑️(95%)

Books

  • AI Superpower
  • Dune
  • Creative Quest
  • Apropos of Nothing ☑️(95%)
  • The Art of Screenwriting
  • All Above Love

 

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