Favorite films

  • Phantom Thread
  • The Great Beauty
  • Phoenix
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

Recent activity

  • The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

  • The Swan

  • Stop Making Sense

  • The Cowboy and the Frenchman

Recent reviews

  • The Cowboy and the Frenchman

    The Cowboy and the Frenchman

    Uh, no

  • Oldboy


    Perverse and disgusting. Loved every minute even when I was watching through squinting eyes and clinched teeth.

    Watched at IFC

Popular reviews

  • Watermelon Man

    Watermelon Man

    "What happened to the flaming liberal I was married to? "
    "I'm still liberal! But to a point."

    Still relevant

  • Blow-Up


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

    Looking for answers to my questions—such as why so much time with the mime kids—I read two respected critics. Roger Ebert loved the film, dwelling on some of the standout scenes and giving the film a lot of credit for what it may have been trying to accomplish. Pauline Kael seems to have hated the people who liked the film more than she hated the film itself. Her ironic lens clouded any real criticism, but both reviews left me with…