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I'm over 30 and I don't have a podcast, so I don't know what to write in this box.

Favorite films

  • Back to the Future
  • Before Sunrise
  • Sing Street
  • Babylon

Recent activity

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof


  • Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life


  • The Color Purple


  • Theorem


Recent reviews

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof


    How did they manage to say "Big Daddy" all these times without laughing and/or vomiting?

    I love the way Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman play off each other in here. That last scene made me wish we had a romcom with them.

  • Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

    Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life


    Finished my umpteenth Gilmore Girls rewatch and decided to rewatch this too despite having already seen it twice and hated it twice. "Hate" is perhaps too strong a word, it does have enough good moments to make me wish it was good, but overall, it's not at all the show I loved so much. Too many choices that don't make sense, too many characters ruined, just overall a really insipid revival that leaves just a tiny aftertaste of what the…

Popular reviews

  • See How They Run

    See How They Run


    "It's a whodunit. You've seen one, you've seen them all."

    And they're always so great and witty and funny and original in their own way that I almost wish they were the only films being made.

  • Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio


    A stringless independent wooden puppet asking a brainwashed fascist general who controls him? This is my Pinocchio. The best Pinocchio so far, probably.

    Guillermo del Toro always gets it right with the portrayal of individuality and love in totalitarian regimes. It's not super faithful to the Collodi story, yes, but who cares? This is the way del Toro sees it, it doesn't pretend to be the original, and it's beautiful.

    Every fairytale should feature a singing and narrating Ewan McGregor.