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Favorite films

  • Nosferatu the Vampyre
  • Star Spangled to Death
  • J'accuse
  • Penda's Fen

Recent activity

  • Bicycle Thieves

  • Soviet Toys

  • Hedgehog in the Fog

  • Everything is Fine

Recent reviews

  • Bicycle Thieves

    Bicycle Thieves

    It's the first non-English-language film many English speakers see for good reason! Pretty much perfect and I love how the villain could easily be the hero of another film in the neorealist genre.

  • Soviet Toys

    Soviet Toys

    Basically a moving political cartoon, but a decent one. Pretty typical pre-Stalinist Soviet aesthetic.

Popular reviews

  • The Battle of Algiers

    The Battle of Algiers

    This film: A stirring neorealist epic about a real historical anti-colonialist struggle, directed by a literal Communist, starring genuine FLN soldiers playing characters heavily based on themselves, was banned in France but is loved in Algeria

    Idiot Westerners on Letterboxd: OMG this is so epic because it shows how BOTH SIDES had a point!

    (In fairness, the director Gillo Pontecorvo publicly claimed the film was "politically neutral", but that was after he got literal death threats from the far right…

  • The Onion Movie

    The Onion Movie


    "This is nothing but vulgar, low-brow, potty humor thinly disguised as satire. It saddens me that the Onion has stooped to this lowest common denominator pandering to the masses."
    - The Onion Movie (2008)

    "Entering a data black spot now. Kiss you later, cutie!"
    - The final text sent to me by my friend Azura, on the day she was murdered (2021)

    20th June, 2021, 11:04pm: I sit at my computer, watching classic Onion skits. As The Onion does, they…