Favorite films

  • The Big Lebowski
  • Stalker
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Destiny

Recent activity

  • Slash/Back


  • Falling for Figaro


  • Father Stu


  • The Son


Recent reviews

  • Falling for Figaro

    Falling for Figaro


    Part 3 of "Danielle McDonald proves to the haters that she can do stuff" (after Patti Cakes$ and Dumplin') is the weakest in the series.

  • Father Stu

    Father Stu


    Most of the screenplay--dialogue, characterization, et cetera--is pretty bad, with the exception of Stu himself. Also, the Marian apparition was a joke. If you're going full-mystical then make it as glorious and trippy as they're usually described! Still, it's got heart and deserves recognition for not glazing over the parts of a journey to faith that usually gets artificially sanitized....which of course they undercut by releasing a PG-13 version with a lot of language cut out. You gotta laugh.


Popular reviews

  • Army of the Dead

    Army of the Dead


    Despite my long-running dislike of Zack Snyder as a storyteller, I've always given him kudos as a visual composer. Imagine my disappointment at how goddamn bad this movie looks.

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


    As a child, I dreamt of superheroes.

    Greek mythology was my first exposure to the fantastic. I devoured these stories and anything like them. Here was something that touched me on both a visceral and intellectual level that nothing had in my young life. Folklore and myths from all over the world augmented this wonder, and it was quite natural for me to link these modes of storytelling to the superheroes I visited through Saturday morning cartoons (and later comic…