Favorite films

  • Napoleon
  • To Be or Not to Be
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Quiet Man

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  • Little Red Riding Rabbit


  • Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century


  • Neil Young: Harvest Time


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  • Little Red Riding Rabbit

    Little Red Riding Rabbit


    I think the Private Snafu shorts might have further unlocked Freleng for me because this was terrific.

  • Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century

    Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century


    I always seem to forget that this is all one big MAD satire.

    (Seen at the David Geffen Theatre at the Academy Museum; incredible space.)

Popular reviews

  • The Offer

    The Offer


    Based on Albert S. Ruddy's experience of making the Godfather.

    • One of the most unfocused, hagiographic, self-indulgent pieces of cinematic autofellatio I've ever seen. It's 600* minutes of unmitigated accidental cringe comedy. Five stars.

    • There's just straight-up too much to talk about here. I don't even know where to begin.

    • Matthew Goode's work as Robert Evans is actively fucking great. Maybe I'm overrating him here because he's thrown into relief against the catastrophic incompetence that…

  • All Quiet on the Western Front

    All Quiet on the Western Front


    He fell in October 1918, on a day that was so quiet and still on the whole front, that the army report confined itself to the single sentence: All quiet on the Western Front. He had fallen forward and lay on the earth as though sleeping. Turning him over one saw that he could not have suffered long; his face had an expression of calm, as though almost glad the end had come.

    • I try my damndest not to…