In my dreams I hang with Lloyd in The Gold Room

Favorite films

  • Léon: The Professional
  • The Shining
  • Mulholland Drive
  • Climax

Recent activity

  • Pleasantville

  • Thirteen Lives


  • Boogie Nights


  • The Big Short


Recent reviews

  • Pleasantville


    So, I just finished Pleasantville. Or more accurately, I just finished mopping up the tears that were a result of having just finished Pleasantville.

    And I am a bit drunk right now, so please take this review with a grain of tequila.

    But is this really a review? I don’t think so. Not this time. I’ve once again stumbled upon a film that I have no interest in assigning a rating to. I’d rather touch on why this was a…

  • Thirteen Lives

    Thirteen Lives

    I haven't seen The Rescue, this film's documentary counterpart, but I have seen the trailer for it and quickly realized how respectable this retelling is.

    Managing to avoid most of the traditional pitfalls of the disaster/rescue genre (ie. over-dramatization, poor writing, cgi overuse, the cinematic abomination that is shaky-cam), Thirteen Lives does this legendary story justice, but that doesn't necessarily mean that it's a standout film. Thinking back, if I had watched this without knowing that it was a retelling…

Popular reviews

  • Hereditary



    When myself and two buddies were driving back from a hike up at Roman Nose in North Idaho, I learned that one of them was really into horror films. This blew my mind because I never would have suspected that claim from this guy, but I was delighted!

    After convincing our horror-loving friend that Salo was a very different kind of... well, everything, we settled on Hereditary, and my sigh of relief could be heard for miles.

    But on to…

  • Princess Mononoke

    Princess Mononoke

    It was one of those nights when the movie gods really didn't want us watching Princess Mononoke. It seemed like everything that could possibly stand in our way did, but after a full hour of various troubleshooting attempts, we prevailed and got to see a pretty badass and beautiful film! With good friends and a little homegrown mary jane in the mix, it turned out to be a pretty great night!

    I will preface this by saying that this was…