Favorite films

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
  • Mulholland Drive
  • A Woman Under the Influence
  • Spring Breakers

Recent activity

  • Poison


  • Two on a Guillotine


  • Star Trek: The Motion Picture


  • Pulp Fiction


Recent reviews

  • Spartacus



    why did everybody tell me this was lesser kubrick? my reaction is almost certainly influenced by watching the middling quo vadis just a few days ago, but this is truly the old hollywood epic i’ve been waiting for. compromised production be damned, this is perfect formal and tonal control in service of such a rousing and well-articulated rebuke of decadence. presumably not kubrick's most personal film, but the roman senate squares very nicely with the other representations of the malevolent,…

  • Killer's Kiss

    Killer's Kiss


    maybe it was my low expectations but i found this and fear and desire to both be pretty fascinating pieces of formal experimentation in all their shaggy, low-budget, poorly-scripted charm. not fascinating in the sense that they’re begging for a rewatch for closer inspection, possibly because no one flourish or technique ever feels particularly meaningful within its context, but fascinating because taken as a diptych they paint such a concise portrait of a brilliant young artist discovering exactly what he…

Popular reviews

  • Malcolm & Marie

    Malcolm & Marie


    could've been a fascinating piece of auteurist self-criticism if marie had said something about malcolm being incapable of subtext. zendaya does some of the best non-verbal acting i've ever seen, it's a shame the movie is so incredibly verbal.

  • Crimson Peak

    Crimson Peak


    it looks really beautiful. i wish it would've focused more on atmosphere than on the love story aspect of it because it came off very trite, but as a whole it was still creepy and weird and engaging,