Benjamin Crossley-Marra

Benjamin Crossley-Marra


Brooklyn, Maine, Movies.

Favorite films

  • The Blue Angel
  • To Catch a Thief
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • Days of Heaven

Recent activity

  • The Wolf Man

  • May December

  • The Mystic

  • Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus

Pinned reviews

  • Asteroid City

    Asteroid City

    I like the staircase even though I’ve been upstairs many times before.

Recent reviews

  • The Wolf Man

    The Wolf Man

    Like fine wine, Universal horror gets better with age.

  • May December

    May December

    That was the campiest, most funniest NYFF opening night film I have ever seen.

Popular reviews

  • TÁR



    #1 of the year (so far). TÁR is refreshingly trenchant without being didactic. If more directors demonstrated the restraint, elegance, sophistication and maturity of Todd Field we’d have a slew of well-made films that ask difficult questions as opposed to…well, propaganda-driven productions based on clickbait that attempt, in vain, to answer them. Good news: history generally regulates the latter content to its appropriate resting place. 

    Cate Blanchett is one of the BEST actors we’ve got and this role allows her…

  • Barbie


    Euthanize me.