Favorite films

  • Chungking Express
  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Submarine
  • Kiki's Delivery Service

Recent activity

All
  • Brian and Charles

    ★★★½

  • American Psycho

    ★★★★½

  • All My Friends Hate Me

    ★★★★

  • The Lost Boys

    ★★★

Recent reviews

More
  • Òran na h-Eala

    Òran na h-Eala

    ★★★½

    The soft glow cast over the opening shot that continues to illuminate Shannon Davidson’s Moira Shearer throughout this short is as much a nod to old film as it is to the dreamy ballerina’s personality. This ambience is beautifully contrasted against the colour-blocked vibrant ‘chase scene’ set to music, showing off Exeter’s understanding of Shearer’s mindset as she chooses between her career as a ballerina and as an actress in Michael Powell’s The Red Shoes.

    The memorable makeup of Powell’s…

  • Persona

    Persona

    ★★★★½

    This film is clearly quite a personal expression of Bergman’s inner self, and the editing and shots are carefully done to make an artistic world for the two main characters to fight within. Fun to watch, if a little ‘confusing’ upon first viewing, but overall fantastic.

Popular reviews

More
  • Shoplifters

    Shoplifters

    ★★★★★

    A film with quiet dignity and an entire chamber of emotions, 'Shoplifters' presents a simple question and answers it definitively; 'what is family?'. After watching this, you'll know the answer as you feel both fulfilled and emotionally drained. Hirokazu Koreeda has created a beautiful, somber, and melancholic world that anybody can enjoy.

  • The Souvenir

    The Souvenir

    The Souvenir unfortunately lacked any of the intrigue that the trailer somehow managed to provide. There was not enough of one theme or idea to make this film about anything, nor any chemistry between the characters to make up for it. The story was thin, and no one scene had any significant connection to the next. It's not the fact that every character was extremely irritating, as characters can be consciously written that way, but if this WAS the conscious…