Favorite films

  • Rose Hobart
  • Simone Barbès or Virtue
  • Shanghai Blues
  • Manakamana

Recent activity

  • Warriors of Future


  • Shin Ultraman


  • De Humani Corporis Fabrica


  • Full Contact


Recent reviews

  • Trenque Lauquen

    Trenque Lauquen


    "Trenque Lauquen continues and, in many ways, elaborates on the ascendancy of the Argentine production company El Pampero Cine as one of the greatest forces in cinema today."

    Capsule review for Taipei Mansions.

  • Rewind and Play

    Rewind and Play


    "The pre-title sequence of Alain Gomis’s revelatory archival documentary Rewind & Play is, fittingly, a series of shots that will be recapitulated later in the slender 65-minute running time: Thelonious Monk sweating under the hot lights of a television studio in 1969 while his interviewer blathers on."

    Capsule review for Taipei Mansions.

Popular reviews

  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water


    There are not thirty-six ways of showing a Na’vi getting on a flying eel-fish thing, but it’s cool every single time.

  • Jojo Rabbit

    Jojo Rabbit


    Let's leave aside the extravagant vanity and stupidity of this, a project that seems as much an excuse for Waititi to clown around in Führer cosplay as to indulge his worst and most juvenile tendencies: the twee coming-of-age story, the playful mocking that ultimately coalesces into love. Let's even excuse the utterly incoherent at best, downright fascistic approach to Nazism, which doesn't so much dismantle the very real and very dangerous ideology as it presents it baldly and plainly, hoping…