Favorite films

  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Dead Man
  • Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
  • Princess Mononoke

Recent activity

All
  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

    ★★★★

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★★

  • The Northman

    ★★★★½

  • Spider

    ★★★½

Pinned reviews

More
  • Eastern Promises

    Eastern Promises

    ★★★★★

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

    As I’ve spent the past couple years slowly working my way through the catalog of Cronenberg, I keep finding myself surprised by the variety and range shown by the Canadian director. His sci-fi- horror films are vicious, brutal, and a gory sight to behold, and whether he’s doing a sexual thriller or crime drama he never pulls his punches. Eastern promises stands out in his oeuvre, not just because it’s a different genre (while history of violence is also about…

  • Crimson Peak

    Crimson Peak

    ★★★★½

    Despite the predictable story line, this is still a fantastic work of gothic horror art from Del Toro. It knows exactly what it is, which is a slow atmospheric ode to gothic film of the past. There's ghosts, but it's not about ghosts. There's romance, but it's not about romance. What it is about, truly, is the perfect production design and tone. The film is impossible to look away from, every frame a deliciously eerie painting. I wouldn't give up…

Recent reviews

More

Popular reviews

More
  • 8½

    ★★★★★

    A couple months ago I was slowly working my way through the Fellini criterion box set. I’d skipped Il Bidone for unknown reasons and meant to just continue on, but then I reached 8 1/2. I couldn’t bring myself to watch it, with its universal acclaim and god like status among film lovers, I didn’t want to be let down by a director who has grown to be one of my favorites, and so kept pushing off watching his so…

  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    ★★★★★

    I showed this to my sister and she immediately bought a poster for her room. Fuck yeah