Favorite films

  • The Bridges of Madison County
  • Oh, Woe Is Me
  • Texasville
  • Great Day in the Morning

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  • Pick Me Up

    ★★★

  • Sick Girl

    ★★★

  • The Fair Haired Child

    ★★½

  • Cigarette Burns

    ★★★½

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  • Cigarette Burns

    Cigarette Burns

    ★★★½

    Remake this but I'm the eccentric billionaire collector paying someone to hunt down a blu-ray of Femme Fatale

  • Homecoming

    Homecoming

    ★★★★½

    The first soldier to break out of the ground after the election results has a headstone that says "Jacques Tourneur". Hell yeah.

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  • World on a Wire

    World on a Wire

    ★★★★★

    A masterpiece. The most accurate depiction of simulation theory in a film. One of the most satisfying movies I've ever seen. The Chinatown of science fiction, starring the German Jack Nicholson. Perfect in every way. I bow down to you Fassbinder.

  • Knight of Cups

    Knight of Cups

    ★★★★★

    Countless times I've read film reviewers use some variation of "this film is pure poetry". It's crossed my sight so often that I can't remember a time when I thought of the phrase as anything more than an idiom that simply describes a beautiful film (genetically speaking). These films are typically carefully written, well performed (often with dramatic emphasis on actors' reactions and movement), all complimented camera work and editing. I've always read the phrase as a catch all for…