Favorite films

  • Adaptation.
  • Vertigo
  • The Meaning of Life
  • Across the Universe

Recent activity

  • Dick Tracy


  • tick, tick...BOOM!


  • A Knight's Tale


  • State of Play


Recent reviews

  • Dick Tracy

    Dick Tracy


    Stephen Sondheim's passing gave me the impetus to finally catch up with this one. I'm glad I did--it's kind of a mess, but at least it's a fascinating mess. It looks GREAT, with exceptional work from legendary cinematographer Vittorio Storaro. And Sondheim's always excellent songs help a lot. The rest of the music is, surprisingly, a weak point--I love Danny Elfman, but this is far from his best work, and at times the music is so similar to his iconic…

  • State of Play

    State of Play

    I enjoyed this quite a bit, but afterwards I kind of wished I'd spent the time re-watching All the President's Men instead.

  • Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy

    Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy


    I'll say it: "The Frigate That Flies" is an all-time great pirate song.

    (and worth a extra full star)

  • Final Analysis

    Final Analysis


    What an amazing time it was for sexy Vertigo knockoffs. This in February 1992, Basic Instinct in March.

    Basic Instinct is definitely better. But, this one's still a fun ride, if you go for that sort of thing.