Favorite films

  • Amadeus
  • Jaws
  • Sorcerer
  • Yojimbo

Recent activity

  • The Lake House

  • The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!


  • Panic Room


  • A Haunting in Venice


Recent reviews

  • Holiday



    Fascinating career shift by director/cinematographer Sir Mix-a-Lot

  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin


    Despite some truly arresting imagery and composition, left me colder than Sexy Beast or Birth. Could easily grow on me, but feels destined for admiration over adoration.

Popular reviews

  • Extraction



    Hargrave is clearly most comfortable working within the action framework, and there’s a thrilling sense of joy to be had even amidst the hyper-violence, especially in how there seems to be a complete lack of attention paid to the frenetic gun and knife fights by the crowds of pedestrians nonchalantly going about their business. But where films like John Wick or Atomic Blonde or Dredd balance brutality with a winking narrative, the connective tissue here is deadly serious, contributing to a level of nihilism that threatens to suffocate as Extraction reaches its final climactic setpiece.

    Full review at Rough Cut Cinema.

  • John and the Hole

    John and the Hole


    Parenting tip: if you never have a kid, your kid can't ever put you in a hole