Favorite films

  • Coraline
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • La La Land
  • Lady Bird

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


  • X-Men: Days of Future Past


  • X-Men: First Class


  • X-Men: The Last Stand


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Recent reviews

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


    The epitome of style over substance. Sam Raimi has the mind of a mastermind but none of his admittedly excellent visual flourishes can make up for that which is void of any cohesion, heart, or story. I haven’t enjoyed an MCU film since Infinity War (in fact, I haven’t hated an MCU film this much since Age of Ultron) and I’m not confident that this score will change. 

    It’s amazing that a canonically multiversal storyworld manages to remain so relentlessly dull…

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past

    X-Men: Days of Future Past


    The constant retconning that inevitably occurs from creating prequel films after the fact, mixed with the equally thorny mechanisms of time travel, really dampen what would otherwise be a pretty perfect film.

Popular reviews

  • The Fallout

    The Fallout

    Genuinely shocked at the overwhelmingly positive reception this has garnered.

    This has some of the worst writing I've seen in a minute — I know I'm about four years removed from high school, but the dialogue these characters are given is consistently eye-roll-worthy and unrealistic. There is no emotional resonance whatsoever, which is particularly criminal considering what this film is about. The pacing is off and the plot is messy not in a mirroring-the-content type of way but in a…

  • Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Spider-Man: No Way Home


    This film is so incredibly threadbare and only unravels the more I think about it. Spidey has been my fav superhero (and quite possibly one of my fav characters ever) for as long as I can remember, so I fully expected to adore this.

    Adore it, however, I did not. The script is awful -- the pacing is off, the dialogue is terrible, and neither the jokes nor the emotional beats land (there is exactly *one* joke throughout the film's…