Favorite films

  • Wolfram, a Saliva do Lobo
  • American Falls
  • Germinal
  • The Apostate

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Recent reviews

  • Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

    Thunderbolt and Lightfoot


    New review on the Televisual Word blog; it's Michael Cimino's debut & a Clint Eastwood + Jeff Bridges classic!

    Thunderbolt & Lightfoot spans the US, as well as a range of tones & genres, to find empathy for men searching for belonging (and loot); read more here:

    "An abundance of quiet time allows for room to consider one's place in a vast, relatively new & unsettled country. Civilization is far & few between miles of highway, and even stops in towns feel ghostly in…

  • Risky Business

    Risky Business


    Cult classic Risky Business isn't only a funny, atmospheric descent into sleazy entanglement; it provides serious consideration into sexual relations & how passions and social settings can clash into distressing gridlocks.

    Read the complete analysis here on the blog post (featuring screenshots & more):

    "Most studio filmmakers would abuse this premise for a nigh-unwatchable sleaze-fest to give vile Weinsteinian producers a chance to launder money & sully actresses behind the scenes, but the genteel Paul Brickman writes & directs with insight sympathetic towards…

Popular reviews

  • Leaving Neverland

    Leaving Neverland


    Edit: After writing this article, I found the accurate Leaving Neverland: Take Two, which may be the most comprehensive chronological account of the events surrounding the matter. Also check out this examination of the testimony by psychologist/film scholar Rob Ager, before it gets copyright claimed into silence.

    In the wake of Leaving Neverland, there has been some conflict of the accuracy of this four-hour documentary on the topic of unproven allegations of pedophilia against pop superstar Michael Jackson. Almost none…

  • The Brown Bunny

    The Brown Bunny


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Precious are the works that lend themselves to empathetic insight in a fashion so closely tied to an honest (if flawed) artist's personal frankness. The Brown Bunny is one of these films whose challenge has resulted in audiences responding with dumbstruck admiration and frustrated dismissal alike. This is a film that is so precise in its focus and unconventional in its means of realizing it that one's reception of the work will have a significant dependence on if the emotional…