Julian Pham

Filmmaker. Working on a feature film right now.

Favorite films

  • Days of Heaven
  • Maborosi
  • Paris, Texas
  • In the Mood for Love

Recent activity

  • The Right Stuff


  • After Hours

  • Take This Waltz

  • Ex Machina


Recent reviews

  • The Right Stuff

    The Right Stuff


    This is one of those "they don't make 'em like they used to" movies. RIP Sam Shepard.

  • After Hours

    After Hours

    Possibly a precursor to those point-and-click games of the 90s?

Popular reviews

  • The Godfather: Part III

    The Godfather: Part III

    Excellent! Saw Coda (I've never seen the original). Not sure what all the criticism is about.

  • House of Tolerance

    House of Tolerance


    What a beautiful, complex and nuanced film. This is the kind of cinema that I love -- low on plot, but still with energy and momentum and where textures, characters and situations do the heavy lifting. The editing is amazing and deserves closer examination.

    The film moves seamlessly through very different points of view (and perhaps styles), but it still feels like one piece, overall. At times there is an Altman-like quality, especially in the drawing room, where you experience…