Favorite films

  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang
  • Becket
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still

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  • Body Double

    ★★★½

  • Tongues Untied

    ★★★★

  • Waltz with Bashir

    ★★★★

  • In Nomine Patris

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  • Chuck & Buck

    Chuck & Buck

    ★★★★

    "That's funny. That's really funny. Cause you remember we used to play games like we were businessmen. Remember we bought all those office supplies? And now you're like really doing it. Is it real now or is still like a game?"

    "It's pretty real."

    About as unnerving yet compassionate as I was led to believe both from its reputation and my exposure to Mike White's other work. The conflicting feelings I had for the White's work here were amplified when I realized Buck is the same age I am now.

  • Worth

    Worth

    ★★★

    I had been curious to check this one out since it played at Sundance in January 2020, both because of the praise I was hearing for Keaton's performance and because of how much I enjoyed Sara Colangelo's The Kindergarten Teacher. After it premiered there, it seemed like months went by without word of it getting a distributor, so I was worried by how much it had seemed to fall through the cracks. Glad to have finally had the chance to…

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  • Bratz

    Bratz

    Well, that was certainly a-

    TWO YEARS LATER

    ...different film than I could have ever expected.

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★

    This was my first time stepping into a movie theater since January of 2020, so I can't fully tell how much of my appreciation of this is for the movie itself and how much is just for the serenity of seeing a movie on the big screen in darkness with strangers again. Regardless, it worked for me!

    I've always appreciated David Lowery's work, but the films of his I've seen in the past have always taken a while to really…