Scout Tafoya

“One hundred years ago on the 21st of April, out in the waters around Spivey Point, a small clipper ship drew toward land...”

Favorite films

  • Wagon Master
  • How Green Was My Valley
  • 7 Women
  • The Long Gray Line

Recent activity

  • No One Will Save You


  • The Origin of Evil


  • Xenolith Atlas

  • Ocean's Twelve


Recent reviews

  • No One Will Save You

    No One Will Save You



    Seemed like a fun picture would love to see it someday.

  • The Origin of Evil

    The Origin of Evil



    The split screen thing had me thinking this was going to turn into something sub de Palma, but I gotta hand it to this movie, it's admirably nasty in a grotesquely entertaining way. I was all in by the first big reveal.

Popular reviews

  • Babylon


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.


    Sam Cohen was looking for an excuse to leave. We'd gotten a beer at J.M. Curley's a few blocks away from the AMC Boston common, which is sandwiched between buildings on Emerson College’s campus, next-door to the Guy Fieri restaurant and, I think, an escape room. We kvetched about the state of cinema, about how every major awards film was bad, how movies in general were bad now. How we were born at the perfect time to watch cinema…

  • Moonage Daydream

    Moonage Daydream



    Someday someone will make a movie about David Bowie that doesn’t obfuscate his actual achievements and rely on very literal language of myth but uhh today’s not that day. Stupefyingly unimaginative, this uses footage from movies starring Bowie (footage with one set of specific intentions) and footage of movies Bowie probably watched (with a completely different set of intentions at best tangentially related to what Bowie got out of them, at worst horrifically literal interpretations of what Bowie used…