Screenwriter. I do Free Movie Ideas on Instagram. If it’s five stars, I mean it. But only if it’s five stars.

Favorite films

  • Something Wild
  • The Yakuza
  • Seven Beauties
  • Point Break

Recent activity

  • Vampyros Lesbos


  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

  • Josie and the Pussycats


  • Prophecy

Recent reviews

  • Vampyros Lesbos

    Vampyros Lesbos


    I don’t really think of vampire cinema as “important cinema” because the most important vampire story anyway is the novel, Dracula, not a movie at all, hardly encapsulated, and even its concerns are more implicit than explicit, less immediately pressing than the concerns of Crime and Punishment or even Frankenstein. Even a heavy hitter like Herzog’s Nosferatu I find to be self-indulgent and shallow to the point of unwatchable (I watched it three times in a month in wholly different environments…

  • Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

    Valerie and Her Week of Wonders

    Hate to say it because this one is oft-recommended: pedo-ey. The silhouettes feel hugely impactful on anime, for whatever reason, and for that same reason it makes more sense for the Ghost in the Shell theme to be based on Bulgarian folk singing now, thinking about it. No I cannot elaborate- can’t, not won’t.

Popular reviews

  • Beau Is Afraid

    Beau Is Afraid


    Shrill and agoraphobic. Not since mother! has an auteur so subtly asked, why bother with art and risk being misunderstood when you have the chance to scream into someone’s face for three hours? Sure to be a hallmark of letterboxd and anywhere else people who watch “[insert pseudophilosophical movie] EXPLAINED!” YouTube videos pontificate, Beau exposes the limits of allegorical filmmaking, its puerile creator, and audience primacy in the face of brand name recognition by doubling down exponentially on its relentlessly, pointlessly cruel…

  • Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

    Marcel the Shell with Shoes On


    One of the noblest things a human can do is bestow upon a kid an appreciation, even a reverence, for small, delicate, seemingly insignificant things. This does all that and so much more. I am not ashamed to say that I wept.