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  • The Man on the Roof

    The Man on the Roof

    ★★★★

    loved this least bit flashy police procedural that doesn’t glorify the mundane danger of cophpod nor mystify the pragmatic evils of murderopoly.

  • Unfaithful

    Unfaithful

    ★★★½

    Now that i’ve had an opportunity to watch this, i feel kinda weird in retrospect being 12, listening to my mother emphatically vocalize over her enjoyment  in seeing this one at the theater that day...

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  • Hardcore

    Hardcore

    ★★★★½

    rewatching this film in anticipation for Schrader’s new film First Reformed, i was not disappointed by my own high expectations since watching this for my first time a half-decade ago... love everything about this film, from the brilliant casting + acting, its perfect slow-burn pacing, the seedy underbelly color palets used for 1970’s LA, and the vibey score. 
    can’t help but be reminded of a film i’d seen since: The inferior-in-every-single-way 8MM dir by Joel Schumacher/starring Nicholas Cage...Despite the execution,…

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★

    best of 2017