Favorite films

  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • Rocco and His Brothers
  • Au Hasard Balthazar
  • Mean Streets

Recent activity

  • Death Game


  • Hollywood


  • Priscilla


  • Dumb Money


Recent reviews

  • Hollywood



    Comfort viewing for me. Also moving, educational, funny, sometimes eyebrow-raisingly dated on race and sex. Features some unbelievable talking heads from King Vidor to Lillian Gish, people who seem too burnished and legendary and unreal to actually just be sharing their memories to camera.

    A must-see for anyone w/ an interest in film history, particularly the episodes on silent-age stuntmen and on Swanson & Valentino.

  • Priscilla



    I've liked and respected a lot of Sofia Coppola's work before, but never been so heart-piercingly touched by any of her films, and loved one so wholly. A glossy, intentionally hollow, suffocatingly pretty motion picture full of deeply-felt yearning, thwarted desire, and pain, in an era where there was no vocabulary to describe the dynamics of what was happening.

    One of the most moving depictions of feminine abjection, persona-creation, and loss of identity. It understands how intoxicating and sexy and…

Popular reviews

  • Expend4bles



    Wish Sly would have turned up in a helicopter and rescued me from seeing this 

    S/o to Tony Jaa I guess

    Also nice to see Megan Fox back onscreen doing her sultry dead-eyed fuckdoll thing, the 00s really are making a return

  • Shadow of a Doubt

    Shadow of a Doubt

    It's all about Joseph Cotten. He's both seething with menace + disconcertingly sexy as the beloved, urbane visiting uncle. The almost-gothic sexual intrigue absolutely elevates this, and Hitch plays it -- and the foreboding - just right.