Justin Jaeger

Code Name(s): JJ

Film Professional, Film Critic, or Film Fan: Professional Fan of Film Critics. Call me what you will, but I suppose technically speaking I'm a Film Professional.

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3 Movies You Love

  • Donnie Darko
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  • Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

3 Movies You Hate

  • Titanic
  • The Pianist
  • Rob Roy

A Director You Love & Your Favorite Film of Theirs

Steven Soderbergh; OCEAN'S ELEVEN

A Screenwriter You Love & Your Favorite Film of Theirs

Christopher Nolan; INCEPTION

Indiana Jones films in order from best to worst

  • INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE
  • RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
  • INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM
  • INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL

Star Wars Viewing Order Preference

  • A NEW HOPE
  • THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
  • RETURN OF THE JEDI
  • THE PHANTOM MENACE

To view the other two you'd have to dislodge them from the ceiling of my college apartment.

Steven Spielberg or Stanley Kubrick?

Kubrick.

RomCom or Horror?

I do not watch horror ever unless I can yell "STOP!" at any time and let Tommy talk me off my ledge of fear.

What film makes you want to punch cinema in the face?

AVATAR. Still haven't seen it. I'm still furious about Titanic, but most people are tired of hearing from me about it.

Baseball, Boxing, Baseball Movies, or Boxing Movies?

Boxing, especially early professional Roy Jones, Jr. bouts.

3 Favorite Composers

  • Michael Danna
  • Jon Brion
  • Hans Zimmer

5 Favorite Tom Hanks Films: (In reverse chronological order)

  • Captain Phillips
  • Toy Story(ies)
  • The Green Mile
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Money Pit

3 Guilty Pleasures

  • Tombstone
  • The Last Dragon
  • Backdraft

First Movie I remember seeing in a movie theatre

  • The Secret of NIMH

6 Favorite theatrical experiences

  • Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
  • Inception
  • Chicago
  • Pulp Fiction
  • There's Something About Mary
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Favorite Kevin Costner Role

Jim Garrison

Favorite Heist Film

OCEAN'S ELEVEN

Best Change for motion pictures in recent years?

Netflix

A film I love that no one else does

Airborne

Favorite New Filmmaker of this century

Oh my god is it 2015 already? I think Joss Whedon counts, but I could be wrong.

12 Favorite Actors

  • Edward Norton, Jr.
  • Robert Downey, Jr.
  • Johnny Depp
  • Kurt Russell
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Matt Damon
  • Brad Pitt
  • Denzel Washington
  • Colin Firth
  • Colin Farrell
  • Viggo Mortensen
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman
  • (I do not feel great about this list)

10 favorite Actresses

  • Zoe Saldana
  • Claire Danes
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Anne Hathaway
  • Jena Malone
  • Kristen Wiig
  • Anna Kendrick
  • Maya Rudolph
  • Rachel McAdams
  • Emma Watson
  • (Maybe my acting lists are actually guilty pleasure lists)

10 Favorite Comedic Actors

My heart is dead. No, actually it's just really hard for me to laugh at comedy anymore. Any actors I list here would be really standard and not profound in the least. I'm a terribly serious dude.

4 favorite action heroes

  • Bruce Willis
  • Matt Damon
  • Liam Neeson
  • Daniel Craig