Favorite films

  • Waiting for Guffman
  • The New World
  • Manhunter
  • Fox and His Friends

Recent activity

  • Something Wild

  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

  • Cop Land

  • Ali

Recent reviews

  • Something Wild

    Something Wild

    Probably the best movie about the multiplicity of possibilities that can unfold the instant you get into a car.

  • South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

    South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

    Fond memories of my sister sneaking me and my friend “Stupid Steve” into this when we were in grade 7. Little did Stupid and I know that it was the last time American studio filmmaking would feel truly dangerous. Still extremely funny. Mumbled “the god Cartman” aloud while watching it.

Popular reviews

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Enjoyed the first hour or so, then felt totally beat up and exhausted. Felt like someone saying “I LOOOOOVE YOOOOOUUUUU” in super slo-mo for the last 80 minutes. A classic case of “if everything is awesome, then nothing is.” Its flaws are summed up—I think—by the gential blurring during the butt plug fight. A properly daring movie would have the nerve to show the dick and balls flopping around. The epic bacon “I put everything on a bagel!” humour also…

  • The Beatles: Get Back

    The Beatles: Get Back

    I don't know enough about film restoration to comment specifically on what was "done" to the original 16mm footage, but I will say this, broadly, about Jackson's m.o: I find it interesting that a filmmaker who, not so long ago, defined the State of the Art in terms of cutting-edge digital effects (CGI performances, those Hobet movies that were so hi-def they looked like Brazzers joints, etc.) now seems obsessed with rendering "old" material contemporary. (Compare this with another tech…