Russell Treloar

Film obsessive and pop-culture artist.

Favorite films

  • The Great Beauty
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Fireworks
  • Adaptation.

Recent activity

  • The Return of the Living Dead


  • Dear Mama


  • Infinity Pool


  • Gran Turismo


Pinned reviews

  • Oppenheimer



    The emotional wave of this film doesn’t fully hit until its final, quietest moments… and when it does, the chemistry of Nolan’s masterful construction and Cillian Murphy's brilliant performance destroys you.

  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse


    Spider-Man: Everything, Everywhere Too Much At Once

Recent reviews

  • The Return of the Living Dead

    The Return of the Living Dead


    Nostalgia for some aside, this one has not aged well. Don’t expect any scares, decent effects or intended comedy. Yawn.

  • Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

    Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny


    I have a long and heartfelt relationship to the Indiana Jones films. Like for so many others of a certain age, an early-childhood immersion in the magic of Spielberg and Lucas was a gateway into movies. And, for me, it was seeing Last Crusade in theatres in 1989 as an impressionable eight-year-old that was the spark for a lifelong obsession with movie-going. So, I don’t take a new Indiana Jones film lightly because it taps a deep-rooted connection to the…

Popular reviews

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    The Banshees of Inisherin


    I was curious to see this film draw a large crowd to the theatre on a frigid, rainy Thursday opening in my small-market town. It was an interesting contrast to the sparsely attended first-night screening of Tár a week earlier. Clearly, Martin McDonagh's Banshees sells as considerably more accessible to people on the surface than a seemingly esoteric "classical music drama" which, sadly, might keep people away. It's not hard to see that Banshees, which like Tár also poses questions…

  • TÁR



    As a fan of his previous two films, I was definitely anticipating this long-awaited new film from Todd Field. Compounding this with the acclaim it has been receiving out of the festival circuit, I was slightly worried Tár would ultimately be a let-down, a victim to my over- enthusiasm. Happy to say the film effortlessly exceeded those expectations on a first watch and I'm already looking forward to it richening further on second viewing.

    It's one of those rare instances…