Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • GoodFellas
  • All That Jazz
  • The Lego Movie

Recent activity

All
  • Petite Maman

    ★★½

  • The Northman

    ★★★★

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    ★★★★½

Recent reviews

More

Popular reviews

More
  • Prisoners

    Prisoners

    ★★★★★

    Supremely fucked up, psychologically profound and disturbing, while also being an absolutely enthralling detective mystery, Prisoners is perhaps the best instance I’ve ever seen of a filmmaker trusting the audience to make their own decisions on the morality of character’s actions. Keller, Alex, and even Loki are all monsters, even if the film won’t tell you that they are. The cinematography is stunning (shoutout Deakins), and Hugh Jackman, Paul Dani, and Jake Gyllenhall deserved more awards attention than they received for…

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★

    The Safdie Brothers are masters of chaos, and that’s on full display with Uncut Gems, a frenetic, claustrophobic and atypical character study that serves as a cautionary tale on greed, and a sleazy and skuzzy deep-dive into how people think they become invincible when given power. The brothers’s work may not seem too showey at first, (much of their visual style can be described as “close ups of guys screaming at each other”) but their way of telling stories sticks…